New LCA Case Study on BEV Life Cycle Energy Demand

Material Matters: A Case Study As the emissions resulting from driving the car (tank-to-wheels) are reduced with more efficient powertrains, there will be a greater chance that use-phase only regulations could result in unintended consequences. It is predicted that by 2020, emissions from the vehicle production phase could dominate over the use phase. It is […]

High-level Findings on Life Cycle Assessment Converge at Conference in New Hampshire, US

ACLCA LCA XVII Conference Wrap-up by WorldAutoSteel Technical Director, Russ Balzer Recently Russ Balzer, WorldAutoSteel’s Technical Director, and one of our own Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Advocates, attended and served as a presenter at a major LCA conference in New Hampshire, US. The American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) sponsored its 17th conference October 3 […]

Life Cycle Assessment Regulations Can Benefit Automotive Sector

WorldAutoSteel to Raise Awareness of Value of LCA throughout October 2017 During the month of October 2017, the automotive arm of the World Steel Association, WorldAutoSteel, will help to educate and inform decision-makers about the benefits of using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to measure the environmental impact of automobiles. The LCA approach assesses a product’s […]

WorldAutoSteel and Kicks Off SteelYourWorld Campaign

Kicking off a 12-month campaign is the global automotive steel industry’s new marketing strategy to reinforce how steel, the material, will help propel the automotive industry to greater innovations in the future. WorldAutoSteel today launched SteelYourWorld, a video campaign featuring factual testimonies from members of the global automotive community. Audiences will gain a clearer understanding […]

Latest Mass Benchmarking Study Reveals Steel Lightweighting Opportunities

BRUSSELS, 28 JUNE 2017 – Findings in an update to an Auto Mass Benchmarking study sponsored by WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association, continue to be positive for steel lightweighting. The study, Automotive Mass Benchmarking 2017, provides automakers with a new, more accurate way to benchmark the mass of vehicles. By way […]

AHSS Application Guidelines 6.0 Available Today!

The book that every automotive engineer and press shop personnel should have in their library, Advanced High-Strength Steels Application Guidelines Version 6.0, is now available for free download!  Jump to the page right away and click the download link, give us your email (that’s all we ask and we don’t abuse it) and download immediately. […]

Where are the AHSS Application Guidelines????

The AHSS Application Guidelines is the most coveted document on our website, getting thousands of downloads.  But, Version 5.0 is three years old now, so we’ve taken it down because…wait for it…Version 6.0 will be ready for free download on 17 May 2017!!!! So, mark your calendars, get out your party hats, tell your friends! […]

UCSB Automotive Energy & GHG Model Ver. 5 Available Today!

WorldAutoSteel has released Version 5.0 of the UCSB Automotive Energy & GHG Model (“UCSB Model”) today. The model, developed by the University of California at Santa Barbara, helps users to analyze the environmental impact of new vehicle design using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). This helps automakers evaluate emission savings over the full life cycle of […]

Gift Thoughtfully! Give Steel!

As you’re combing the internet and stores for a new gift idea for that special someone, you may want to think about giving a gift made of steel. When you give steel, you can tell all of your special people that their present is helping to improve our society. Steel is safe, strong, germ-resistant, recyclable, […]

Automotive Materials Engineers and Designers to Gain from WorldAutoSteel’s New Online Workshop

Available at steeluniversity.org today! Ambitious automotive designers bent on leaving a lasting mark in vehicle design history will want to take full advantage of an enabling approach now being offered by WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association.  The enabler is an online course of study offered by WorldAutoSteel through steeluniversity.org. The course […]

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