Letter to the Editor: AHSS offers environmental, cost benefits vs. aluminum

Sep 23, 2013 | 04:48 PM |

Tags  steel, aluminum, automotive, advanced high-strength steel, AHSS, Lawrence Kavanagh, Steel Market Development Institute, Letter to the Editor

To the Editor:

In response to the article, "Aluminum Industry Girds for Auto Battle," (amm.com, Sept. 19) the steel industry would like to clarify several points.

Advanced high-strength steels (AHSS)—which offer weight reduction on par with aluminum and superior cost and environmental performance—are currently in production. In fact, AHSS make up nearly 15 percent of North American vehicles on the road today, are rapidly growing and help....

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