1988-09-01

The Birth Of The Spaceframe At General Motors 885134

A series of studies at the General Motors Research Laboratories have demonstrated the practical benefits of constructing automotive structures as three dimensional space frames with attached panels. Importantly, a metallic space frame with a plastic skin has been shown to be a highly weight-efficient passenger car structure.

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