AIV

(redirected from Aluminum-Intensive Vehicle)
AcronymDefinition
AIVAmazon Instant Video
AIVAvian Influenza Virus
AIVAssembly Integration and Verification
AIVAluminium Intensive Vehicle
AIVAluminum-Intensive Vehicle
AIVAggregate Impact Value (engineering)
AIVAnnée Internationale des Volontaires (French)
AIVAverage Impact Value (transportation science)
AIVAfrique in Visu (photography)
AIVAssembly-Integration-Verification
AIVAssociazione Italiana del Vuoto (Italian Vacuum Association)
AIVAdministrator Intervention against Vandalism (Wikimedia Foundation editing policy)
AIVAlternative Inter VLC
AIVApproches Interdisciplinaires du Vivant (French: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Life)
AIVArmored Infantry Vehicle
AIVAcoustic Induced Vibration
AIVAviation Impact Variable
AIVAlternative Investment Vehicle
AIVAssociation de l'Ingénierie du Vent (French: Association of Wind Engineering)
AIVAvionics Integrated Verification
AIVArchitecten-en Ingenieursbureau Vanacker (Dutch: Architects and Engineers Vanacker; Belgium)
AIVAccelerated Inverse Voltage
AIVAccumulated Investment Value
AIVAssociazione Italiana di Vulcanologia (Italian Association of Volcanology)
AIVApplication Industrielle du Vide (French: Industrial Vacuum Application)
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When I ask White about the throughput of a plant producing aluminum cars compared with steel, he said that the build in their facilities for aluminum-intensive vehicles is "as quick or quicker.
With these two vehicles, Audi is showing that aluminum-intensive vehicles can be produced.
As for the Audi lunar quattro, they're using their know-how in all-wheel drive, lightweight construction (remember that Audi was one of the first companies to develop the technologies required for producing aluminum-intensive vehicles and have since refined that with multi-materials expertise) and electric and plug-in hybrid motors.
Manufacturers have had to develop new joining and assembly methods to meet the demand for aluminum-intensive vehicles (AIVs).
I believe that there will be new aluminum-intensive vehicles in the future, but for now, most interest is focused on aluminum in combination with other materials.
The 2000 model year brings even more feathers in the industry's cap: the introduction of aluminum-intensive vehicles from BMW (Z8 roadster), Honda (the S2000 roadster and Insight hybrid vehicle) and Mercedes-Benz (the full-size CL coupe).
The jousting began when the steel industry hired the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Materials Science Lab to research an aluminum industry contention: that on a product life-cycle basis, aluminum-intensive vehicles and their manufacture produce less [CO.