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 April 24.
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 (AHSS).
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 Luxembourg-based steelmakers.
A version of this article was first published by AMM sister publication Steel First.