TodayDecember 1, 2021

The skeleton of the 2013 Cadillac ATS

2013 Cadillac ATS

Larry Craig, Cadillac global program engineering manager, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about the steel and aluminum infrastructure of the Cadillac ATS.

Rivets and special adhesives were used to join aluminum and steel in the Cadillac ATS. But there holes bored in the middle of the steel infrastructure. Why, and what does it have in common with a leatherman utility knife?

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.