Posts tagged "Automakers"

It’s the end of the On the Road Technology Tour, however the journey towards advanced chemistry for tomorrow’s vehicles is just beginning! Henkel invited attendees from Automotive OEM and Suppliers to explore the role Smart Chemistry plays in enabling advanced vehicle technologies leading the way towards lightweighting and autonomous vehicle platforms. With the changing landscape […]

Guest post by Tony Norton, Executive Vice President, Americas, at Altair. You may have heard the age-old saying that “two heads are better than one.” This is being applied to the automotive industry as collaboration is top of mind in advancing lightweight designs on the road to meeting 2025 CAFE standards. Innovations from individual companies are valuable, but […]

Can Your Car Carry a Tune?

     December 4, 2014

How Noise – Vibration – Harshness (NVH) materials affect the driving experience.  Each instrument in an orchestra is carefully tuned by musicians to deliver a specific musical experience to listeners under the careful ear of a conductor. Much like an orchestra, each part in your vehicle makes a unique sound and combines with others to […]

When a scientist looks through a microscope, they examine the subject matter, first-hand in intricate detail. In similar fashion, Henkel hosted nearly 70 customers during its Adhesive Technologies Open House. Henkel carried the theme, “Show. Tell. Solve.”, inviting customers to come and scope out innovative product solutions and lightweighting lab capabilities first-hand. Giving them an […]

Take a moment and picture your first time behind the wheel of a car.  Now, compare that memory with the range of passenger vehicles that one may experience today.  The automobile industry is the best example I can think of that illustrates the principals of continuous improvement and innovation.  With a constant stream of cutting-edge […]

Imagine your favorite couch. If you think about it, that couch is host to many activities. It’s where you watch TV, play games, spend time with your friends and maybe even eat. What makes it so comfy? The materials inside. Truly, it’s what’s inside that matters.  Similarly, when it comes to your car, you want […]

In April, automotive OEMs, manufacturers and engineers attended the SAE World Congress in Detroit, Mich. The lineup included speakers like Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Chief Counsel of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Kevin Vincent, along with plenty of other great presentations.  The highlights? This year’s event had everything to do with overcoming challenges. […]

Lightweighting is the best option to get to CAFE 2025 successfully. How does the auto industry get to the government’s 2025 CAFE standards of 54.5 MPG? As part of my participation in the WWJ Automotive Summit panel on Fuel Economy and Lightweight Engineering, I covered a lot of facts regarding the importance of lightweighting. This […]