Audi and Aluminum
A8?s lightweight mostly aluminum structure weighs approximately 40 percent less than a comparable steel structure. Audi ultra-lightweight construction: The body of the Audi A8 was designed as an Audi Space Frame- (ASF) structure and consists largely of aluminum. Audi involved in standard for sustainable aluminum in the automobile. AUDI is one of the latest members of the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative, which is said to be developing a global sustainability standard. As one of the pioneers of aluminum car bodies, the company is taking the opportunity to influence the entire value chain of one of its most important materials.