25 Aug 2016 -
Japan’s JFE Steel Corp. and thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG have signed an agreement to cross-license each other’s flangeless automotive sheet-forming technologies, the steelmakers have announced.
22 Aug 2016 -
AK Steel Corp. is launching a new line of high-strength, lightweight steels intended to help automakers reduce the weight of their vehicles, the Ohio-based steelmaker announced on Monday.
20 Jul 2016 -
A new government report estimates that the U.S. vehicle fleet will average between 50 and 52.6 mpg in model year 2025, short of the goal laid out by the Obama administration in 2012. Nevertheless, automakers have made strides in improving fuel efficiency and can do even better.
07 Jul 2016 -
Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. says it has developed an automotive sheet steel with a tensile strength of 1,470 megapascals, stronger than any similar product on the market at present, reports the Nikkei Asian Review magazine.