The SAE WCX Lightweighting Trends in Electric Vehicles Panel covered a broad range of topics and insights as the North American market transitions towards electrification. Ducker Managing Director, Abey Abraham’s presentation covered market centric information and insights including overall near term and longer-term materials mix, the increasing intensity of various materials and product forms and considerations for future growth. Abey further provided information on the trade-offs of materials for the battery enclosure based on vehicle platform evolutions (modified vs. dedicated vs. skateboard) and outlook for battery chemistries.

For more information on lightweighting and electrification trends in the automotive and transportation industry, contact the Ducker team here