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Automotive Design & Production features the Altair Enlighten Award in its Sept. issue

Taken from Automotive Design and Production As OEMs face the proposed 54.5 CAFE standard, they are probably anything but calm. Which makes it somewhat amusing that the Center for Automotive Research (CAR; cargroup.org) has organized the Coalition for Automotive Lightweighting Materials (CALM) initiative.

CALM is about reducing vehicle mass through a mixed-materials approach.

Supplementing those efforts is a new award program sponsored by Altair (altair.com), a company with particular expertise in computer-aided engineering software. It is called the Altair Enlighten Award; it will be presented in August 2013, in collaboration with CAR, to mark achievements of weight reduction in the auto industry, from motorcycles to buses, and vehicles in between.

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