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SIA Multi-Material - What lightweight for the vehicles of tomorrow?
20–21 March 2019  ·  Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France

Title SIA Multi-Material - What lightweight for the vehicles of tomorrow?
Dates 20 - 21 March 2019
Location ESTACA - Montigny-le-Bretonneux
Organised by SIA

The SIA - Société des Ingénieurs de l'Automobile - through its Experts’ Community “Materials and BIW” is pleased to invite you to the second edition of its Multi-Material congress - "What lightweight for the vehicles of tomorrow? » to be held on 20 & 21 March 2019 at the ESTACA engineers school near Paris.

Two days of exchanges, meetings, networking and conferences around an exhibition.

The objectives of this congress are multiple:

  • Address tomorrow's vehicle stakes in a fast moving regulation time and present how the automotive industry is managing these evolutions (electric vehicles, autonomous vehicle…)
  • Understand the impact of batteries integration on electric vehicles architecture (lightweight, performances…)
  • Share the importance of lightweight management in CO2 emissions and battery operating life
  • Present innovative product & process solutions to address these expectations in metallic and plastic materials, forming and joining technologies

And thus federate the entire automotive industry around the virtuous impacts of lightweighting for the next-gen vehicles!

This event will be chaired by Virginie Huguon, PSA Group Senior Expert Car Body.


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