A joining system that overcomes decades-long obstacles to the wider use of magnesium in the automotive industry has been developed in Australia. Ultra-light magnesium could be the auto industry’s answer to reducing vehicle-body mass, but its susceptibility to galvanic corrosion and cracking has frustrated vehicle makers, holding up its development as a metal of the future. Now a team of Swinburne University of Technology researchers in Melbourne believe they have found a solution ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
•Medium- andheavy-duty truck volumes
•Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.