Future Steel Vehicle Program Works to Win 'Green' Race

April 2010
Metal Center News;Apr2010, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p13
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the Future Steel Vehicle research program of WorldAutoSteel which aims to develop lightweight body for vehicles. Director Edward Opbroek says that the program calls for positioning steel for the structures needed with next-generation powertrains, while achieving an additional 10 percent mass saving. U.S. Steel Corp. manager Jody Shaw emphasizes that the AHSS grades are being considered for the program. The first part of the program evaluates powertrain technologies.


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