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Automotive Lightweighting

News items about the continual development of advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) and other materials for use in the development of lighter vehicles with better fuel efficiency without compromising safety.

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voestalpine Begins Producing Ultrahigh-Strength Automotive Components in the U.S.

22 Apr 2014 - The voestalpine Group’s 17th production site in the U.S. began operation today.

Steel, Aluminum Speakers Address Trends in Auto Lightweighting at AWMI Meeting

28 Mar 2014 - The March meeting of the Association of Women in the Metal Industries (AWMI) Pittsburgh Chapter focused on lightweighting trends in the automotive industry.

ArcelorMittal Invests US$15m in Brazil Automotive Steels

13 Mar 2014 - ArcelorMittal is investing around US$15 million in the production of advanced high strength steel at its Vega do Sul flat steel rolling mill in the state of Santa Catarina in southern Brazil.

Tata Steel Partnership Helps Create Lighter, Stronger, More Efficient Tractors

07 Mar 2014 - Tata Steel, Europe's second largest steelmaker, has teamed up with JCB Landpower to create the company's most productive tractor yet.

President Obama Announces Two New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institutes

27 Feb 2014 - President Obama announced new steps to partner with the private sector to boost advanced manufacturing, including lightweighting and modern metals manufacturing.

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