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May 01, 2013, 08:30 ET Ford Fusion Design Team Earns Automotive Excellence Award at 12th Annual Great Designs in Steel Seminar

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute gave top honors to Ford Motor Co.'s Ford...


May 01, 2013, 02:00 ET New Industry Report Advances Steel's Leading Position In Vehicle And Light Truck Bumper Systems

To assist engineers and automakers in applying the most lightweight and cost-effective steel bumpers in passenger cars and light trucks, the Steel...


Apr 22, 2013, 10:00 ET 12th Annual Great Designs in Steel Seminar Demonstrates Steel's Vital Role In The Automotive Industry

As automakers progress to the next generation of vehicles to meet increasingly stringent fuel economy regulations, the steel industry continues to...


Apr 22, 2013, 09:00 ET The North American Steel Industry Celebrates The Sustainability And Superior Recycling Attributes Of Steel

The 43-year-old annual Earth Day observance is an opportunity for individuals and organizations around the world to become "part of the solution"...


Apr 16, 2013, 09:00 ET Steel Eliminates Weight Gap with Aluminum Car Bodies

The latest in a continuing series of research studies by WorldAutoSteel, strongly suggests that steel auto body structures in the near future can be...


Apr 11, 2013, 01:29 ET U. S. Steel CEO: New Steel Grades Will Play Leading Role In Achieving Future Fuel Economy Requirements

What material will lead the way in helping automakers achieve future fuel economy requirements? According to John Surma, chairman and CEO of United...


Mar 26, 2013, 01:00 ET Sustainability Named Top Purchase Criteria For Packaging

An independent research study commissioned by the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute ...


Mar 14, 2013, 09:00 ET College Students Unveil Creative Renderings At Steel Market Development Institute's Steel Wheel Design Competition

The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Wheels Task Force and Michelin announced the winners of their fourth annual Steel Wheel Design...


Jan 22, 2013, 09:56 ET Steel Shines Anew: NAIAS 2013 Reaffirms Steel's Dominant Role In Automotive Industry

Steel continues to dominate as the lightweight automotive material that best addresses society's need for reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved...


Jan 15, 2013, 11:07 ET 2013 North American Car And Truck Of The Year Winners Feature Advanced Steel Technologies

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), is starting 2013 with two exciting...


Dec 06, 2012, 10:44 ET Advanced Steel Technologies Featured In 2013 Ford Fusion: Green Car Journal's 2013 Green Car Of The Year®

During the recent Los Angeles Auto Show, the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion was named Green Car Journal's 2013 Green Car of the Year® due to what the...


Dec 05, 2012, 09:00 ET Study: Advanced High-Strength Steels Provide Most Cost-Effective Automotive Lightweighting

A recently published National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report entitled Mass Reduction for Light-Duty Vehicles for Model Years...


Dec 03, 2012, 09:00 ET Advanced High-Strength Steel Offers Automakers The Complete Package

In a new three-part video series about the clear advantages advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) offer to automakers, Lawrence W. Kavanagh,...


Nov 07, 2012, 09:00 ET Steel Market Development Institute Offers Educational Video Of Vehicle Extrication Techniques For Advanced Steel Technologies

As the steel industry continues developing advanced steel grades to meet automaker, consumer and industry safety standards, it's also focusing on...


Oct 18, 2012, 09:38 ET SMDI's Bar Machinability Committee Expanding Steel Research And Industry Collaboration

Building upon the successful development of its Bar Machinability Database, which is comprised of test data from a single point turning test, and...


Oct 15, 2012, 09:29 ET Steel Market Development Institute, Lawrence Technological University And Michelin Drive The Next Generation Of Lightweight Automotive Design In Student Steel Wheel Competition

The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Wheels Task Force, in partnership with Michelin and Lawrence Technological University (LTU), recently ...


Aug 29, 2012, 01:58 ET Steel Solution For Success: Advanced High-Strength Steels Help Automakers Achieve Critical Mass Reduction To Meet New Fuel Economy Standards

Responding to the Obama Administration's release of aggressive new fuel economy rules this week, Lawrence W. Kavanagh, president, Steel Market...


Aug 07, 2012, 09:06 ET Steel's Continued Reinvention: New Advanced Steel Grades Meet Growing Automaker Demands

An increasing number of recently published studies about advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) reveal that it has become the lightweight automotive...


Jun 20, 2012, 11:37 ET Steel Market Development Institute's Automotive Applications Council Wins American Metal Market's 2012 Award For Steel Excellence

The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Automotive Applications Council was pleased to receive the American Metal Market magazine's 2012...


May 16, 2012, 09:24 ET Automotive Excellence Award Presented to General Motors Co.'s Chevrolet Volt Team at 11th Annual Great Designs in Steel Seminar

The Automotive Applications Council of the Steel Market Development Institute today honored General Motors Co.'s (GM) Chevrolet Volt design and...


May 16, 2012, 01:00 ET AHSS 101: Evolving Use Of Advanced High-Strength Steels For Automotive Applications

The Automotive Applications Council of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) released "AHSS 101: Evolving Use of Advanced High-strength...


Apr 19, 2012, 01:00 ET 11th Annual Great Designs in Steel Seminar Discusses Advanced Steel Technologies for New Fuel Economy and Safety Regulations

As automotive engineers and designers develop the best solutions to meet more stringent fuel economy standards and safety regulations, the North...


Mar 09, 2012, 09:16 ET College Students Unveil Renderings at Steel Market Development Institute's Steel Wheel Design Competition

The Wheels Task Force of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) and Michelin announced the scholarship winners of Lawrence Technological...


Jan 25, 2012, 11:41 ET Steel Market Development Institute Addresses Vital Role of Steel in Future Automotive Applications

As automakers work to satisfy new fuel economy requirements, it is clear that mass reduction will continue to be an important factor. As mass...


Jan 13, 2012, 01:30 ET Advanced Steel Technologies Featured on 2012 North American Car and Truck of the Year Winners

The votes have been tallied and the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) applauds the judges' decisions. The 2012 North American Car and Truck...