Hydro develops lightweight full-aluminum car body   [ Norway ] [ Germany ]

Norsk Hydro ASA announced that the company and the fka institute (Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen) have developed a full-aluminum car body that meets the benchmark on safety and stiffness, while reducing the weight to just 199 kg. The interdisciplinary "Light E-Body" project, which worked until 2014, investigated several options to reduce car body weight from the 314 kg of a co...
<May 26, 2016>