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Non-magnetic materials for EV motors

2021-03-14T22:48:00+00:00By Nick Holt

The development of electric vehicles is seeing the increasing use of materials with particular properties. Stainless steel is one example that offers applications in body structures and drivetrains

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Power is nothing without control

2021-02-08T18:44:00+00:00By Illya Verpraet

Chassis components keep the wheels from falling off the EV revolution. Illya Verpraet found out how Gestamp is managing the change with material and quality control innovation

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Designs on lightening the load

2020-12-14T16:16:00+00:00By ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal’s study on smart steel solutions for chassis can extend range, reduce costs and emissions, explains Jean-Luc Thirion, head of ArcelorMittal’s Global R&D for Flat Products, and Paul Brettnacher, CMO of Automotive and Packaging for ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products.

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Versatile, familiar and recyclable

2020-12-02T16:49:00+00:00By James Bakewell

Steel is not only familiar and affordable, it’s also highly recyclable, so James Bakewell asks whether there are any more gains to be made in making it more sustainable

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Sustainability at the core of leadership at Scania and ArcelorMittal

2020-11-30T16:28:00+00:00By Illya Verpraet

At last week’s inaugural AMS livestream, Scania’s Mathias Wijkström was joined by ArcelorMittal’s Hugo Da Gama Campos to discuss making automotive production greener and how it is vital to put sustainability at the heart of the production system.

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Fossil-free steel, already in 2026

2020-11-26T15:59:00+00:00By SSAB

Sometime after 2025, the first car featuring steel components will be produced via a fossil-free production process. What automakers and Tier 1 suppliers need to know now

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Watch: Strategies for Greener Production (EP.1)

2020-11-25T22:30:00+00:00By AMS

This AMS Livestream Hour episode discusses how automotive manufacturers are making their plants and value chains more sustainable through new processes and technology, with special guests including Scania and ArcelorMittal. Watch and download slides.

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AMS Environment and Sustainability 2020 – Greener production, battery recycling, decarbonising materials and more

2020-11-24T11:49:00+00:00By AMS

For the automotive industry environmental sustainability is not just important for the vehicles they produce, it is also a key factor in the production process. This edition of AMS takes a close look at sustainable production, utilising recycled materials and renewable energy sources

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Making steel sustainable

2020-11-23T13:34:00+00:00By ArcelorMittal

A key challenge for automotive materials producers is to lower the carbon footprint in the production process to ensure this contributes to meeting Paris Agreement targets.

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Watch: The latest technology from Coherent solves your most challenging welding tasks in e-mobility battery manufacturing

2020-07-06T12:56:00+01:00By Coherent, sponsor partner

A major leap in fiber laser welding technology that can significantly improve your productions processes.

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Smart steel solutions for BEV body-in-white

2020-07-02T16:32:00+01:00By ArcelorMittal, Sponsor partner

As the automotive manufacturing industry adapts during fast-changing times, steel has a major role to play

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E-mobility needs steel

2020-06-24T13:14:00+01:00By ArcelorMittal, sponsor partner

A new report from ArcelorMittal has identified the benefits in performance and cost that steel can bring to the EV production challenge

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Future-proof steel for mobility - what is future proof?

2020-04-14T08:19:00+01:00By SSAB, sponsor partner

Future-proofing your life cycle assesments

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White paper: Docol® EV concept – UHSS in electric vehicles

2020-04-06T00:00:00+01:00By SSAB sponsor partner

In response to the unique Body-in-White challenges posed by battery electric vehicles, SSAB has developed a new, “virtual platform” to help foster the next generation of design solutions made from advanced high strength steels.

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Steel makes the case as the mainstay material for vehicles

2020-03-06T15:35:00+00:00By James Bakewell

With OEMs demanding vehicle-structure materials that are low in mass, crash-protective and economic to use, steel grades stay true to form

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Steelmakers keen to press home the BEV advantage

2020-03-03T15:25:00+00:00By James Bakewell

Throughout the age of the mass-produced automobile, steel has been the principal material of choice for vehicle structures. Will it maintain its dominance as carmakers pursue new mobility concepts?

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Strong, light and formable, stainless steel re-enters the material mix

2020-02-28T14:48:00+00:00By James Bakewell

Helsinki-based Outokumpu says stainless steels are ideal for lightweight, safety-critical structural parts and have put it to use in the series production of EV battery enclosures 

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Material changes guide the new additive manufacturing routes

2019-12-12T15:53:00+00:00By Mike Farish

Additive manufacturing is offering not only a wider range of application techniques but also materials with polymers now joined by metals and even ceramics

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Steel stays the distance

2019-09-02T14:16:00+01:00By SSAB, sponsor partner

SSAB’s Thomas Müller explains how new high-strength and ultra-high-strength steels can assist OEMs in cost-effectively improving the range of electric vehicles

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E-mobility needs steel

2019-08-06T11:32:00+01:00By ArcelorMittal, sponsor partner

A new report from ArcelorMittal has identified the benefits in performance and cost that steel can bring to the EV production challenge