... of automakers to reduce weight in the front part of the vehicle by reducing the weight of major components, such as the hood. Audi probably has the most experience with incorporating aluminum in body applications. ... Nissan began to use aluminum sheet for the first time in the hoods and deck lids of the 2002 Altima models.48 Nissan also plans to install ... has announced the introduction of a specially designed shock-absorbing aluminum hood50 in its new RX-8 supercar for 2004.
|Title||:||Industry Trade and Technology Review|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing -|