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Automotive steel news

25 Mar
SSAB Hämeenlinna awarded automotive industry’s IATF 16949:2016 certification
Following DNV GL’s audit of SSAB Hämeenlinna’s operations, the works have been awarded IATF 16949:2016 certification. IATF 16949:2016 defines the requirements of a quality management system for organizations in the automotive industry.
12 Mar
SSAB’s Docol® steel used in Gacha all-weather autonomous shuttle bus
SSAB is a partner in the Gacha all-weather autonomous shuttle bus premiered in Helsinki last week. The autonomous minibus is the outcome of collaboration between Finnish robotics company Sensible 4 and the Japanese company MUJI. SSAB provided its expertise in special steels to the project by donating tubes made of Docol® steel for the bus frame to give the lightness required.
8 Feb
TUAS student project is constructing e-rallycross car - steel company SSAB to join collaboration
Global steel company SSAB has established an agreement on collaboration with Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) in a student project in which an e-rallycross car is built. The e-rallycross car project serves as a research, experiment and learning environment where students from different fields learn in collaboration with companies.
4 Feb
SSAB introduces Docol HE – hot rolled AHSS with improved edge ductility
SSAB is introducing Docol HE, a new range of hot rolled advanced high strength steel (AHSS) with improved edge ductility for automotive manufacturers facing technical challenges in production.