Lightweighting technology development and trends in U.S. passenger vehicles

Lightweighting technology development and trends in U.S. passenger vehicles

This paper provides an analysis of lightweighting (mass reduction) developments and trends in passenger vehicle design and technology. It is the product of a collaboration between ICCT, Ricardo Strategic Consulting, SABIC, FEV, Aluminum Association, and Detroit Materials. The paper relies on data from publicly available sources and data and information from the participating automotive suppliers.

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