2013: APA Designers Panel
Hosted at the Detroit Athletic Club in May of 2012, this panel discussion explores the challenges automotive designers face when designing lightweight vehicles and structures.
Panelists include: Bob Boniface, General Motors; Michael Arbaugh, Ford Motor Company; and Mark Trostle, Chrysler. Moderated by Jim Hall, 2953 Analytics.
Click on the chapters below to play each video segment:
>> | Opening Remarks: John Moloney
01 | Design Constraints – Lightweight Vehicles.
02 | Design Conflicts / Size Conflicts.
03 | CAFE and Aerodynamic Considerations.
04 | Designing to Customer Expectations.
05 | Small Car Requirements.
06 | Taller Cars and Pillar Structure.
07 | Regulations Drive Design Factors.
08 | Young Designers.
09 | Materials Technology Transfer.
10 | Sensors All Over!
>> | Highlights