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Altair Enlighten Award honors lightweighting efforts

By: Rhoda Miel

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — When Altair Engineering Inc. decided to sponsor an award for automotive lightweighting efforts, it hoped the competition would draw attention from throughout the industry. The inaugural Altair Enlighten Award did just that. In this video from the Center for Automotive Research's Management Briefing Seminars, Martin Jung of BASF details his firm's award-winning efforts develop a composite seat pan used by General Motors Co.'s Opel Astra.

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