Insights into Next-gen Advanced High-Strength Steel for the automotive industry

A recent article suggests that the next generation of advanced high-strength steel (“AHSS”) is emerging as the backbone of the automotive industry, due to its comparative advantages over aluminium and carbon fiber in the quest for fuel efficiency. While aluminium is one-third the weight of steel, it costs three times as much to manufacture. Similarly, carbon fiber is one-fifth the weight of steel and 10x as strong, but it costs three to five times more than aluminium to manufacture. Read the original article here.

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