With lightweight composite structures on the cusp of breaking into the automotive mainstream, now is certainly the time for advanced tools such as DesignLife to show what they can do. Designing for energy efficient vehicles increased use of lightweight materials, but not to the detriment of design reliability. Up-front design tools such as nCode DesignLife can be used in order to maximize the likelihood of successful physical testing
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