|Learn More/Contact Us||Automotive Solutions||Lightweighting FAQ|
|Lightweighting Videos||Presentations / Webcasts||In the News|
Lightweight Materials For Today's Automotive Manufacturing
Lighten Up your Automotive Manufacturing and Designs
On the road to meeting 2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards, vehicle lightweighting is more important than ever. Lightweight materials, such as aluminum and composites, play an essential role in reaching 54.5 miles per gallon, but also pose a challenge related to bonding and corrosion.
In the News: Henkel Wins 2014 Automotive News PACE Award for Pretreatment Process That Enables Increase in Aluminum Vehicle Content Go to press release
On the Radio: Under the hood with Paul W. - April 10, 2014
(April 10, 2014) - WJR is proud to announce, "Under the Hood" with Paul W. Smith. Paul W. sits down with Henkel Automotive Reps. Dan Wohletz and Kevin Woock about new lightweight technologies being incorporated into today's newest vehicles. Listen to podcast
Due to the emphasis in lightweighting within the automotive industry, lightweight materials are being used, and changes in part designs are being made to reduce weight. Read more...