Additively manufactured roof frame with local carbon fiber reinforcement

To date, polymer-based additively manufactured structures have failed to gain a foothold in vehicle bodies due to inadequate mechanical characteristics. Now, Audi and CIKONI have presented an approach combining additive manufacturing with carbon fiber reinforcement based on a concept study. You can either review the […]

JEC Composites

Meet us at JEC World 2019 in Paris!

Meet us at the biggest exhibition on Composite Materials and Applications. We are looking forward to meeting you at our booth (Hall 6, P72) to discuss cooperations, applications and how CIKONI can accelerate you on your way forward. We will be presenting some new work […]

Kohlefaserbauteile bei Volvo: Composite-Leichtbau mit innovativen Design

Carbon Composites in Volvo’s Polestar 1: Avantgarde or Copy Cat?

Obviously, Geely’s acquisition of Volvo has not detracted the company from its innovativeness. On the contrary: From 2019 on, only electrified vehicles will be on offer. In addition to the drive technology, the company also relies on innovative lightweight design – at least in the […]

Lightness made in Stuttgart: Tech start-up combines bionic design with high tech materials for future logistics

Lightness made in Stuttgart: Tech start-up combines bionic design with high tech materials for future logistics The Vision Van of Mercedes-Benz Vans, that was recently revealed at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016 and at CES Las Vegas, combines groundbreaking design with innovative technical solutions and […]