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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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Panel: Steel Leads in the Light-Weighting Race

26 Jun 2017 - As the saying goes: You win some, and you lose some. But these days, automotive steel is mostly winning, even if competition from other light-weighting materials is intense. 

To Survive, thyssenkrupp Turns Toward Another Business

21 Jun 2017 - Germany’s biggest steelmaker has a strategy that it hopes will allow it to succeed in a world awash in low-cost steel: make something other than steel. 

A Researcher's Dirty Idea Wins Tata Group Recognition

06 Jun 2017 - A U.K. researcher has been recognized by the Tata Group for her work on developing a corrosion-resistant steel coating that is derived from soil bacteria. 

POSCO Looks to Create 'One-Stop Shop' For Components Verification With New Lab

19 May 2017 - South Korea-based POSCO has cut the ribbon a new components-forming laboratory at is global research and development center in Songdo. 

AK Steel to Apply Federal Grant to Electrical Steel Research

18 May 2017 - AK Steel Corp. said it has accepted a US$1.8 million federal grant, which it will use to help develop a high alloy, non-oriented electrical steel. 

AK Steel Introduces Its Latest Advanced Steels to Automakers

28 Apr 2017 - AK Steel Corp. has delivered the first samples of its NEXMET 1000 and 1200 advanced high-strength steels to automotive customers, the company’s chief executive said. 

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