Analyses material change opportunities, mostly to sustain light weighting or sustainability efforts.
To comply with emissions targets, OEMs must consider all options, including new materials that reduce vehicle mass. Additionally, OEMs and suppliers need to examine new construction materials and techniques to reduce costs, ensure greater cradle-to-grave sustainability, and support innovative design features.
IHS Markit’s Materials and Lightweighting Service provides insight, context, data, and analytics for the key technologies that are reshaping the materials used in car and components production.
Planners and strategists use the service to:
The Materials & Lightweighting Service is part of a suite of vehicle contenting services. Delivered through AutoTechInsight, an IHS Markit automotive strategy and planning solution, the service provides a view into current automotive trends and future demand through:
Edwin is a Principal Analyst within the Automotive Supply Chain & Technology team at IHS Markit, focusing on component and supplier level research and forecasts as well as market trends. Edwin is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, US Army veteran and his previous experience includes time with General Motors as a vehicle performance engineer.
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