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Automotive steel news

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.
13 Dec
Modernization of pickling line entry section completed at SSAB Hämeenlinna
SSAB’s investment project to modernize the entry section of the pickling line at the Hämeenlinna Works has now been completed. The investment supports SSAB’s growth strategy in the automotive industry and enables a higher production volume of more advanced coated strip products.
18 Jun
Precision tubes for autonomous alGO Bus
SSAB has provided Docol Tubes to Finnish start-up company Sensible 4 for an autonomous alGo Bus project. aIGO project pilots urban shared autonomous mobility in all weather conditions. Project started in September 2017 and the bus will be launched end of year 2018.