Auto BIW design using NanoSteel's AHSS offers 30% weight reduction; demonstrates importance of cross-industry material analyses

German engineering firm EDAG recently completed a design study demonstrating The NanoSteel Company's (see the January 2, 2013 LRMJ) advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) alloys could enable a 30% weight reduction in the body-in-white (BIW) of a 2011 Honda Accord. EDAG employed three classes of Nano...

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