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Designing vehicles with an LCA focus is a new concept for most product designers. In this blog,Russ Balzer, Technical Director for WorldAutoSteel and Dr. Don Malen, College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, we define six areas for designers to consider when taking an LCA approach to vehicle development: Functional Equivalence, Material utilization, Material emission impact, Trade-offs between stages, Re-use, Re-manufacture, Recycling, and Matching the LCA tool to the design stage.  Visit the Steel E-Motive blog to read the full article >>>