Steel maintains Edge in Ford crossover

Feb 28, 2014 | 06:06 PM | Jo Isenberg-O’Loughlin

Tags  steel, automotive, ArcelorMittal Dofasco, Ford Motor, 2015 Edge crossover, Peter LeBlanc, Extragal, Usibor Jo Isenberg-O'Loughlin

NEW YORK — Ford Motor Co. will outfit its next-generation Edge crossover vehicle with a double-sided pure zinc galvanized steel produced at ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc.’s Hamilton, Ontario, plant, the steelmaker said Feb. 27.

The announcement came amid a flurry of media attention and speculation sparked by Dearborn, Mich.-based Ford’s announcement in mid-January that it will shift to an aluminum-intensive body enclosure for the 2015 model year F-150 pickup truck (amm.com, Jan. 13). The switch....





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