Volkswagen Group of America joins LIFT for automotive lightweighting research

Volkswagen Group of America Inc. (VWGoA) has officially joined the LIFT (Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow) institute as a Silver Member to advance the group’s research into lightweight metals for reducing the weight of future vehicles. VWGoA—which comprises Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, and Bugatti—is the first automotive OEM to join the Detroit-based Manufacturing USA institute.