Johnson Controls invests in automotive research project for lightweight construction  [ Germany ]

Johnson Controls Inc. is investing in an automotive research project "Hydroforming of laser-brazed tailored hybrid tubes of a steel-aluminum blend for automotive lightweight construction (IHU-THT)." The partners from science and industry are working on tailored tubes made of a hybrid of steel and aluminum. The result could be a 10 to 20 percent reduction in weight. During the project's 24-month...
<Aug 21, 2014>