2. Materiali
3. Tecnologie
4. Requisiti di progettazione


”Carrozzeria Italiana - Cultura e Progetto”, Atti del Convegno, Alfieri, Gruppo Editoriale Electa, Milano, 1978.


K.Clemens, “Seeing the light”, European Cars, July 2000.


B.Vance, "Pioneer of the All-Steel Automobile Body: Edward G. Budd", Canadian Driver, 2001.


D.Neri, “Auto di plastica: storie del ‘900?”, Incontri, Modena, n.65, 2000.


Fiat Auto, "Product Strategy and Industrial Cost Reduction", Merrill Lynch Global Automotive Conference Presentation, Geneva, February 29, 2000.


"Audi A8 4.2 quattro long-wheelbase version", AUDI AG, Ingolstadt, Germany, September 1999.


R.Bordiga, “Space Frame Hydro per la Spider Renault”, Al: Alluminio e leghe, n.74, Ottobre 1995.


A.Kochan, “Lotus: aluminium extrusions and adhesives”, Assembly Automation, Vol.16, n.4, pp. 19-21, 1996.


”The Lotus position”, Engineering with Aluminium, October 1995.


“Alu-Ise”, Autocar, 3 July 1996.


"GM EV1 Structure", Saturn Corporation, 24 May. 1996.


"EV1 and the future of aluminum in autos", New Steel, American Metal Market LLC, April, 1997.


B.S.Moskal, "EV1 plant beats the clock", Industry Week, July 07, 1997.


L.R.Rakowski, “CMMs Rev Up Prototype Frame Assembly for Plymouth’s ’97 Hot Rod”, Metalforming Magazine, August, 1996.


W.Leitermann, J.Christein, “The 2 nd generation Audi Space Frame of the A2: A trendsetting all-aluminium car body concept in a compact class car”, Seoul 2000 FISITA World Automotive Congress, 2000.


D.Engelhart, E.Lindner, “The technology of the Audi A2 – A new innovative Automobile Concept in the compact car class”, Seoul 2000 FISITA World Automotive Congress, 2000.


“Audi A2 – Fascinating technology and a new form of agility”, Audi AG Public Relations, Ingolstadt, February, 28 th, 2000.


C.Kohl, “New full aluminum auto body introduced by Audi”, American Metal Market, April 26, 2000.


N.Martin, “Audi’s Green Machine”, Automotive Industries, October, 1999.


"The Design of the BMW Z8” , AutoWeb Pty Limited , 3 March, 2000.


Honda Insight Interactive Encyclopedia , 2001.


L.Brooke, "One man's doing it", Automotive Industries, September, 2000.


G.Kobe, “Saturn grows up”, Automotive Industries, July, 1999.


R.Testore, "Product Strategy and Industrial Cost Reduction", Presentation for the Merrill Lynch Global Automotive Conference, Geneva, February, 29, 2000.


"Foresight Vehicle Strategic Plan", Department of Trade and Industry, UK, February, 1999.


Dr P.G.Patil (Office of Advanced Automotive Tehcnologies, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC), “Advanced Vehicle Technologies for the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles”, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan, July 21-22, 1997.


U.Treyz, “Trends 2000: Challenges in Lightweight Construction”, METAV - The International Fair for Manufacturing Technology and Automation, Messe Duesseldorf, June 27 - July 1, 2000.


P.Nieuwenhuis, P.Wells, “The 21 st Century Passenger Car: Lean or Green?”, The Center for Automotive Industry and Research, Cardiff Business School, April 4, 1999.


L.Brooke, “Unibody vs. Body-on-frame - Sport Utility frames”, Automotive Industries, January, 1998.


S.Birch, “Automotive dieting”, Automotive Engineering International, April, 2000.


"Structural Networks: Spaceframes", http://www.starnetone.com/Business/ geometry/geometry.htm, Starnet International Corp., USA, 2000.

Altri Riferimenti:

  • “Auto”, Conti Editore, Bologna.
  • “Auto & Design”, Auto & Design s.r.l., Torino.
  • “Quattroruote”, Editoriale Domus, Milano.
  • Automotive Engineering International Online, Society of Automotive Engineers.
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