IN THIS ISSUE:
Tesla casts a new strategy for light-weight structures
The EV maker boldly invests in the world’s largest aluminum die-casting machine to manufacture entire rear underbody structures.
Steel the Real Deal
Steel’s infinite recyclability will help it remain the auto industry’s material of choice, insists Tata Steel Europe’s CCO.
Tesla’s Cybertruck is audaciously austenitic
A proprietary 301-series stainless steel gives Tesla’s first pickup truck unique sales attributes while saving tooling cost.
Lightweight design beyond CAD
New computational tools enable an integrated data-fusion approach to complex, mixed-materials engineering. An expert from nTopology explains.