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Automotive steel news

16 Jun
Volvo Cars is first carmaker to explore fossil-free steel with SSAB
SSAB is teaming up with Volvo Cars to jointly explore the development of fossil-free, high-quality steel for use in the automotive industry.
8 Apr
Volvo Group and SSAB to collaborate on the world’s first vehicles of fossil-free steel
Volvo Group and SSAB have signed a collaboration agreement on research, development, serial production and commercialization of the world’s first vehicles to be made of fossil-free steel. Volvo plans already this year to start the production of concept vehicles and components from steel made by SSAB using hydrogen.
9 Sep
BIS certified Docol ® steel opens the door to safer cars in India
SSAB’s entire hot and cold rolled range of Docol® automotive steel has been approved by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). For Indian OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, this means an easy access to important steel grades that are needed for creating lighter and safer cars. For SSAB, the result is an even stronger position in a booming market.
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.