The award spotlights the automotive industry’s finest innovations in sustainable, lightweight design.
Composite tunnel reinforcement wins Altair Enlighten Award with a 40% weight reduction compared to previous version.
In 2018, AAM was the first recipient of the Enlighten Award in the Future of Lightweighting category for lightweighting innovation in conventional driveline technology.
Two lightweighting technologies receive finalist and runner-up designations.
Ferrari’s Portofino, weighing an impressive 80kg lighter, while being 35 percent stiffer than the outgoing California T that it replaces, was the winner in the Full Vehicle, low-volume production category.
The Altair Enlighten Award honors the greatest achievements in vehicle weight savings each year. Inspiring interest from industry, policymakers, educators, students and the public, the award incentivizes automotive lightweighting advancements and provides a global platform to recognize and share technological achievements.