Phrase: Mercedes

Search results

  • Posted in:

    Aluminum Used for Maximum Rigidity in New Mercedes AMG SL

    The new Mercedes AMG SL roadster architecture consists of the combination of an aluminum space frame with a self-supporting structure. The designers were asked to develop the AMG-SL’s bodyshell without relying on preceding SL model designs or components. The requirements for the bodyshell architecture of the new luxury roadster were considerable and demanded a more comprehensive […]

  • Mercedes-AMG CLS

    Posted in:

    Constellium Supplies Aluminum Auto Body Sheet for New Mercedes-Benz CLS

    Constellium N.V. announced that it will be the primary supplier of aluminum auto body sheet for the new Mercedes-Benz CLS model, which entered the market in March 2018. The body shell of the CLS is designed to provide reduced weight and excellent rigidity along with good noise and vibration comfort and a high level of […]

  • Posted in:

    CIKONI Develops Lightweight Aluminum and CRP Shelves for Mercedes-Benz

    Mercedes-Benz Vans presented a revolutionary transporter concept study for urban areas in 2016 with the Vision Van. The van integrates a number of innovative technologies for the final end-point deliveries of products — even using on board drones for the final stretch of the delivery. The van features lightweight carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CRP) and […]

  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class

    Posted in:

    Mercedes-Benz to Add Aluminum to the Next Generation C-Class

    Mercedes-Benz announced that it will likely use aluminum and new advanced joining processes to shed weight in the next generation of its C-Class vehicles. The incorporation of aluminum components would make the vehicle lighter than the model, which will contribute to improved performance and fuel economy. The announcement came during a recent Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminar, at which […]

  • Fisker Ocean range of electric vehicles feature architecture from Magna

    Posted in:

    Fisker Ocean EVs Use Aluminum Framework

    Fisker Inc. is entering into agreements with Magna International Inc. that provide the framework for strategic platform sharing and manufacturing cooperation for the Fisker Ocean SUV. Using the Fisker-Flexible Platform Adaptive Design (FF-PAD), Fisker’s design, engineering, and software teams will integrate Magna electric vehicle architecture with Ocean’s award-winning exterior design. The new FM29 lightweight aluminum-intensive […]

  • Posted in:

    Galaxy and Panoz to Showcase Mg’s Lightweight Prowess at Pirelli GT4 Race

    Galaxy Magnesium – a company that provides mine-to-customer magnesium – has partnered with Panoz Racing to create lightweight, safe, high-performance vehicle technology for race cars. Panoz has been a regular competitor in SRO Motorsports Group competitions over the last three years and has garnered multiple team manufacturer and driver championship titles. Racing is an exciting demonstration platform for […]

  • EDAG - 3D printed automotive aluminum component

    Posted in:

    EDAG Develops Aluminum Alloy for Mass Production of 3D-Printed Vehicle Components

    EDAG Group in Germany,  together with eight project partners, has developed an aluminum alloy for the 3D printing of automotive components. The alloy was designed to provide higher strength and elongation at the breaking point — which is especially important in the event of a crash. Additive production has huge potential for revolutionizing the production of automotive […]