All Steel articles

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    SSAB says making climate-neutral vehicles has already begun

    2022-03-28T17:33:00Z

    Decarbonizing the entire automotive supply chain seems like a daunting challenge, but it has already begun. SSAB offers some insights into some successful projects using fossil-free steel

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    AMS EVolution summit returns with fresh new format and guest speakers

    2022-02-17T22:57:00Z

    The Automotive Manufacturing Solutions EVolution Summit returns this spring from 17th - 19th May with a brand-new format and with a mission to provide unique and exclusive insight into the world of automotive production.

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    Megacasting: a chance to rethink body manufacturing

    2022-02-10T05:31:00Z

    The aluminium die-casting process could revolutionise body construction. Professor Wolfram Volk, the department head for forming technology and casting at the Technical University of Munich, explains the advantages and disadvantages of so-called ‘mega’- or ‘gigacasting’.

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    Volvo investing $1.1 billion in Gothenburg site to support huge electrification push

    2022-02-08T14:06:00Z

    In the coming years, Volvo Cars will be investing SEK 10 billion ($1.1 billion) into its manufacturing plant in the Torslanda province of Gothenburg, Sweden, as preparation for the production of the next generation of fully electric cars.

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    BMW expands sources of low-carbon steel to advance 2030 sustainability goals

    2022-02-08T12:12:00Z

    The BMW Group has signed a corresponding agreement with Salzgitter AG to deliver low-carbon steel.

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    Multi Part Integration: Optimising vehicle structures

    2021-12-14T11:39:00Z

    Reducing materials use and vehicle weight are key considerations for OEMs. ArcelorMittal discusses its new Multi Part Integration concept and how this can simplify the vehicle production process

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    GM to invest $46 million in Parma metal stamping plant

    2021-11-09T11:14:00Z

    General Motors has unveiled plans to invest over $46m at its Parma, Ohio, metal stamping operation to expand equipment upgrades and lay the foundation for the facility to support future product programs.

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    Heavy-duty lightweighting

    2021-10-25T17:22:00Z

    The heavy-duty, commercial vehicle sector faces the same challenges in terms of reducing its environmental footprint and is similarly developing alternative fuel vehicles. SSAB discusses how truck OEMs can leverage the car maker’s lightweighting lessons

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    Autonomous vehicles: developing safe battery structures

    2021-08-26T18:06:00Z

    Owain Davies, Vehicle Architecture Leader, Steel E-motive project, discusses how AHSS is improving high voltage battery design and integration in electric vehicles for MaaS applications

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    Cost and opportunity: experts unveil the contradictions at the core of lightweighting EVs

    2021-08-09T16:10:00Z

    Lightweighting has become one of the most important features when it comes to designing EVs. As calls for more sustainable production practices become louder, creators are looking at new innovative ways to lighten the load.

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    Lightweighting the EV is a challenge to celebrate

    2021-07-12T09:43:00Z

    There is a new impetus to save weight as vehicles become powered by electric powertrains. Reducing the weight of a vehicle by optimising the mix of materials and the application in design is now a key focus.

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    Watch: Vehicle lightweighting rises to the top of the agenda for designers and engineers

    2021-07-12T05:00:00Z

    This livestream investigates how designers and engineers at Ford, Gestamp and key suppliers are using innovative materials and creating lightweight architectures, including for models like the Ford F-150 Lightning and Maverick compact truck.

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    Fossil Free Steel

    2021-06-23T08:54:00Z

    The sustainability of the supply chain is a high priority for car makers and tier suppliers. To find out how this is impacting materials suppliers AMS spoke with two experts from SSAB, Thomas Hörnfeldt, vice president for sustainable business and Robert Ström, senior design expert at the company’s Knowledge Service Centre.

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    Decarbonising steel production

    2021-05-27T12:05:00Z

    Last year ArcelorMittal set out its strategy for decarbonising steel production. The steel producer has now launched a number of new initiatives to support this under the XCarb brand.

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    Pathway to carbon neutral steel

    2021-05-05T13:57:00Z

    Reducing carbon emissions throughout the automotive supply chain and production process is a priority for vehicle makers. Last year ArcelorMittal set out its strategy for decarbonising steel production. The steel producer has now launched a number of new initiatives to support this

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    Non-magnetic materials for EV motors

    2021-03-14T22:48:00Z

    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

    2021-02-08T18:44:00Z

    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

    2020-12-14T16:16:00Z

    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

    2020-12-02T16:49:00Z

    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

    2020-11-30T16:28:00Z

    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.