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2014-11-24 08:21:36

Light-duty truck and SUV material studies show steel lighter on the environment than aluminum over total vehicle life DETROIT, Nov.

2011-05-18 12:00:00

DETROIT, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), in collaboration with WorldAutoSteel, announced today the results of a three-year program to develop fully engineered, steel-intensive designs for electrified vehicles that reduce greenhouse gas emissions over their entire life cycle.

2010-05-05 10:45:00

DETROIT, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldAutoSteel, supported by investors of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), unveiled key findings today on the progress of FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) Phase 2, a global steel industry effort to develop advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) architectures for electrified vehicles that reduce life cycle greenhouse gas emissions.

2009-08-04 11:45:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldAutoSteel has released a( )second iteration of the automotive materials parametric Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) model, which allows for broader evaluations of automotive materials, powertrains, fuels and vehicle total energy consumed.

2009-04-28 12:33:00

Greener, Lighter, Safer Steel Vehicles Can Be Achieved Through New Vehicle Noise, Vibration and Harshness Approach DETROIT, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A study commissioned by WorldAutoSteel shows automotive engineers a new approach to design for noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) called "Hybrid Interior Noise Synthesis (HINS)." The study illustrates how vehicle components can be optimized for NVH performance and weight by applying the new approach and lightweight steel solutions.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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