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Maglev
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Maglev

mars 1st, 2015 | by Phillipe Togan
Maglev is a technology in progress that stands for magnetic levitation. The whole idea about the technology is to make stuff levitate and move with the help of electromagnets. Currently we have one big vehicle that uses this...
Super strong and super light weight
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Super strong and super light weight

mars 1st, 2015 | by Oskar Nävsjö
Graphene is a new discovered material that could be used for almost anything. It can be super light and super strong at the same time. Vehicles need an extra energy spurt for acceleration and that is where graphene comes in. They...
Rock-Solid Coating
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Rock-Solid Coating

mars 1st, 2015 | by Linus Lundmark
Engineers from the Oak Ridge and Lawrence Livermore national laboratories, the Colorado School of Mines have designed extreme-duty, iron-based, glassy alloy coatings for industrial bits, bores and cutters to make this equipment...
Assembling the vehicles of the future in new lightweight materials
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Assembling the vehicles of the future in new lightweight materials

mars 1st, 2015 | by Anders Esping
  The demands on lowered energy consumption will make future vehicles to consist of 75 percent lightweight materials. This gives new opportunities to build the vehicles with new types of base structures. The idea is to not...
The cars of the future
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The cars of the future

mars 1st, 2015 | by Anders Esping
  This article is written by a very optimistic man named Georg Ryttman. He claims that the development of cars is not only going in the right direction, but that it flies forward. He interviews Mattias Goldmann from green...
Stronger, lighter and more effective: plastic makes the vehicles of tomorrow
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Stronger, lighter and more effective: plastic makes the vehicles of tomorrow

mars 1st, 2015 | by Anders Esping
  In this text they describe how plastic in an important component in many cars and an easy way of making them lighter, consuming less fuel. Professor Trabucco also writes that hybrid materials often are used to make...
Lightweight materials makes smarter transports possible
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Lightweight materials makes smarter transports possible

mars 1st, 2015 | by Anders Esping
  The problem they touch on in the article is how much of the total emission transports causes. They are bad for the environment meanwhile we are more dependent on them as the world keeps getting more globalized. A step in...
New materials shape the future
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New materials shape the future

mars 1st, 2015 | by Anders Esping
  A big portion of the energy we consume goes to moving and transporting things, many times made of steel. It´s a high demand on the market for steel which makes the sellers produce more and more of it. It´s possible to...
The trip to Motala 2
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The trip to Motala 2

mars 1st, 2015 | by Anders Esping
  In my opinion the trip we made to Motala was a great success. We learned a lot of things that can help us throughout the project and it was very inspirational. The only thing I disliked was that the guided tour was a bit...
The futures material has multifunctional properties
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The futures material has multifunctional properties

mars 1st, 2015 | by Anders Esping
  Swedish research made an article about a new material developed by a couple of steel foundries working together. This new type of material was made by combining several existing materials. They combined them through a...