Thursday, November 29, 2012

eVOLVE Hybrid Wheels on MI Tech News

The article below was reprinted from MITechNews.com:

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Lacks eVOLVE Hybrid Wheel Technology Gains 1.1 MPG Highway In Fuel Efficiency SOUTHFIELD - Lacks Wheel Trim Systems LLC, a business unit of Lacks Enterprises, Inc., has introduced its patented eVOLVE hybrid composite wheel technology that provides a fuel economy improvement of 1.1 miles per gallon highway by balancing weight reduction and optimizing aerodynamics.

The world debut announcement was made at the LA Auto Show.

Lacks’ new eVOLVE hybrid wheel technology features a unique construction consisting of:
  1. A high-performance structural backbone that is optimized for handling, weight, stiffness and safety
  2. A lightweight, hybrid-composite design surface that is created to optimize aerodynamics and look great with one of the many proven metal finishes unique to Lacks.
  3. Lacks’ proprietary manufacturing process seamlessly combines all materials to create an extraordinarily strong, yet lightweight, metal composite wheel, culminating in new levels of fuel efficiency and design flexibility.
Unique benefits of the Lacks eVOLVE hybrid wheel technology include:
  • Allows design to separate from the technical restraints of the wheel backbone
  • Highly engineered composite construction
  • Lower weight that allows increased vehicle content
  • A larger wheel diameter due to its lower weight
  • An unparalleled range of premium finishes
  • Spinelle and Selective Spinelle metal finish options
  • Increased revenue generation as either a standard or optional feature
  • Enhances vehicle trim levels with great design, finishes and now increased mpg’s.

Author: Staff Writer
Source: MITechNews.com

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