Why Steel?

Mazda CX5 body structure uses 1,800 MPa ultra-high tensile steel to fabricate bumper beamsSteel is not only one of the strongest materials in the world today, it is the best automotive material in terms of its design flexibility, cost effectiveness, low emissions during manufacture, recyclability, and the list could go on.  This section houses information on some of the key attributes of steel in automotive backed by research that support these claims.  Steel has continually re-invented itself, engineering new grades and gauges ever since the dawn of the automobile, to keep up with the ever-changing challenges of producing safe, affordable, environmentally efficient transportation.  Browse the links to learn more.