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LCA Report: EDAG Silverado Body Lightweighting (August 2018)

This report examines cradle-to-grave environmental footprint reductions of an advanced aluminum pickup truck body design in comparison with a baseline design using high-strength steel (HSS) and advanced high-strength steel (AHSS).

Research Highlights

  • Lightweighting with advanced aluminum alloys reduces environmental impacts compared to advanced steels. 

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