LONDON A large north
American vehicle manufacturer will use ArcelorMittal SAs
steels in its lightweight vehicles, Prabhat Rastogi, the
steelmakers worldwide sales and marketing manager, said
The manufacturer couldnt
be named, Rastogi told delegates at the Global Automotive
Lightweight Materials conference in London.
But the vehicle designs will
make use of ArcelorMittals advanced high-strength steels
The material is part of
ArcelorMittals Sustainability In Motion package, which
offers a variety of options for reducing the weight of vehicles
in order to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Germanys Volkswagen AG in
November decided to use ArcelorMittals steels in its
lightweight vehicle models, with several components of the
automakers new designs manufactured using a
press-hardened steel with an aluminium-silicon coating from the
A version of this article was
first published by AMM sister publication Steel First.