Uncertainty of the life cycle GHG mitigation potential of vehicle lightweighting

Jason Luk

University of Toronto

Jason Luk completed this research as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto and in partnership with Ford Motor Company. He is currently a Senior Climate Change Policy Advisor for the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario.


Lightweight materials are increasingly being used to improve light-duty vehicle fuel economy and reduce tailpipe greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. However, the production of lightweight materials, including aluminum, can be more... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Jason Luk (University of Toronto)
  2. Hyung Chul Kim (Ford Motor Company)
  3. Robert De Kleine (Ford Motor Company)
  4. Timothy J. Wallington (Ford Motor Company)
  5. Heather MacLean (University of Toronto)

Topic Area

• Sustainable energy systems


ThS-19 » LCA and Uncertainty (13:45 - Thursday, 29th June, Room D)

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