Shiloh Industries, known for an environmentally focused global supplier of lightweight, noise and vibration solutions and proud supplier for the redesigned Corvette Stingray congratulates General Motors on the car being named the 2020 Free Press Car of the Year.
The vehicle’s new design attributes Shiloh’s exclusive ThinTech® aluminum casting technology. This pioneering technology empowered the strengthening of select structural components by nearly 70% and a weight reduction of roughly 35% compared to the previous model. Also, Shiloh’s advanced solutions are delivering manufacturing advancements by reducing vehicle joining operations, assembly cycle time, and tooling investment.
Scott Borovich, Vice President, Business Development and Technology "Shiloh is thrilled to see the Free Press Car of the Year award go to GM this year. We are pleased to supply innovative lightweight solutions to GM for this iconic automobile. Shiloh worked closely with GM engineers for over two years, assisting in the design and optimization of these new lightweight components. We are delighted to showcase our innovative technologies on this award-winning vehicle. Congratulations to the team at General Motors!"
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