BRISBANE, Australia – In a global technology coup, an Australian-invented alloy has been chosen for the foundation of the engine for the car of the future. The high-performance, lightweight magnesium alloy was developed specially to withstand high temperatures and has been selected for the cylinder block material of a new magnesium-intensive engine research project by the United States Automotive Materials Partnership (USAMP). USAMP is sponsored by the U.S. Council for Automotive ...

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