Archives for 2014

WorldAutoSteel Truck and SUV Case Studies Stress Need for Life Cycle Mindset in Vehicle Emissions Regulations

Light Duty Truck and SUV Material Studies Show Steel Lighter on the Environment than Aluminum Over Total Vehicle Life DETROIT, Nov. 19, 2014 – WorldAutoSteel released findings today of two new case studies that examine the effect that various automotive materials can have on total life cycle Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions for Light Duty Truck […]

New Indicator Tests the Environmental Impacts of Material and Engine Choices

In the effort to make vehicles lighter and more efficient, it’s important to look at the whole life cycle of the vehicle, from the moment raw materials are mined to manufacturing and driving it on the road, to the day it is recycled in the scrap yard.  The Vehicle Emissions Impact Indicator lets you have […]

Life Cycle Assessment Sees The Big Picture [VIDEO]

Without a life cycle assessment to guide the design process, decisions will be made that could result in unintended consequences: a complete shift of the emissions problem to the manufacturing of the vehicle, with no impact or even an increase in total lifetime emissions reduction.  This short video tells you why life cycle assessment is […]

worldsteel announces the 9th steelChallenge launch date

Brussels, 20 October 2014 – steelChallenge-9 will begin with the regional championship round on 19 November 2014 and will finish with the world championship round on 11 February 2015. There are two categories: ‘Student’ and ‘Industry’. Entrants in both categories will compete online from their own countries in the first round and the winners will […]

Steel at Aachen Body Engineering Days Today

  Dr. Chris LaHaije, Tata Steel, and Sascha Sikora, ThyssenKrupp Stahl Europe, will present Advanced High-Strength Steels (AHSS) Application Guidelines today at Aachen Body Engineering Days, Aachen, Germany, at 2:00 PM.  LaHaije and Sikora will join a program filled with automakers and Tier One Suppliers presenting the latest innovations and technologies for the design and […]

New AHSS Guidelines Support Use of the Latest, Lightest Steel Technologies

Advanced High-Strength Steels Application Guidelines V5.0 combines metallurgy, forming and joining experiences from around the world Livonia, Mich., May 14, 2014 – Today at the Great Designs in Steel automotive conference, WorldAutoSteel announced the launch of the Advanced High-Strength Steels Application Guidelines (AHSS Guidelines) Version 5.0, the largest and most comprehensive update since its first […]

[VIDEO] Automotive Steel is Just as Light and Stronger than Aluminium

Recently Jody Shaw, U. S. Steel Corporation, a member of WorldAutoSteel, conducted an interview discussing a new lightweight vehicle control arm for suspensions.  WorldAutoSteel and its members are continually working to address the needs of its automotive customers for lighter, stronger, affordable components that bring high quality performance to vehicles.  Listen to what makes lightweight […]

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