GM Considering Magnesium Sheet Metal Use in Cars

Reuters reported that GM is testing the possibility of using magensium sheet metal in cars, because it is lightweight and pliable when heated.

As quoted in the market report:

Die-cast magnesium is commonly used in cars and trucks for steering wheels and other parts. What is new, said GM metals researcher Jon Carter, is the ability to form magnesium sheets to make inner panels of doors and trunk lids.

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