Civic Structure: Honda project lead talks Civic steel content, laser brazing at GDIS

Novi, Michigan — More OEM material strategy tidbits are emerging from the Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) symposium that took place in mid-May, including a presentation from a Honda project leader that delved into some of the decisions made on the 2022 Civic’s unique body structure. New model local project leader at Honda Development and […]

Platform Pioneers: Polestar 5 will feature bonded aluminum platform

Toronto, Ontario — Welders beware; Swedish automaker Polestar has announced the Polestar 5 electric vehicle which features a bonded aluminum platform. The company says the new feature will help streamline the manufacturing process, allowing vehicle bodies and platforms to be produced in unison. Polestar says the technology was developed in-house by more than 280 engineers […]