Auto Tech Review

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 18–23 | Cite as

Prospects of Magnesium for Automotive Lightweighting Applications - Part I

  • Suresh Babu Muttana
  • Deepak Aggarwal
Technology Foresight Magnesium


Magnesium Alloy Cast Magnesium Alloy Teflon Coating Vehicle Fuel Economy Silicothermic Reduction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Suresh Babu Muttana
    • 1
  • Deepak Aggarwal
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Science & TechnologyGovernment of IndiaIndia
  2. 2.New DelhiIndia

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