With 2025 CAFE standards on the horizon mandating an average 54.5 mpg per vehicle, automakers and suppliers are examining every vehicle component and manufacturing process to subtract weight. Remove a few ounces here and a pound there, and suddenly an automaker may realize a vehicle weight reduction of 600 to 700 pounds. It’s not enough […]
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If you’ve ever played recreational baseball or softball, you know the different weight of bats can have a dramatic effect on how much energy you need to put into your swing to drive the ball. Why does this happen? Different material composition of the bats. When it comes to vehicles, material composition plays a similar […]