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ArcelorMittal S-in motion® Mid-size Sedan and SUV platform solutions

For the first time on a multi-vehicle platform

 

ArcelorMittal launched a new set of S-in motion® lightweight steel solutions at the occasion in May 2016. S-in motion® Mid-size Sedan and SUV solutions can help carmakers achieve a 20% to 26% body structure weight reduction compared to representative 2015 North American Mid-size Sedans and SUVs . These solutions are designed for a multi-vehicle platform.

Since initial rollout, ArcelorMittal’s S-in motion® lightweight steel solutions have assisted OEMs achieve significant body-structure weight reductions in production vehicles. Building upon its existing C-segment Sedan and Pickup Truck solutions, the S-in motion® range is now being extended to Mid-size Sedans and SUVs for the first time on a multi-vehicle platform.



 

Cost-effective weight reduction

The added value of these S-in motion® Mid-Size Sedan and SUV design solutions :

  • Achieving a from 20% to 26% body structure weight reduction compared to representative 2015 North American vehicles 
  • Helping OEMs achieve cost-effective weight reduction to meet stringent fuel economy standards in a multi-vehicle platform
  • Maintaining or improving safety performance

These solutions utilize new advanced steel products and solutions, including products that are available now or in the near future:

  • Hot stamping steels: Usibor® 1500 and 2000 - Ductibor® 500 and 1000
  • Cold stamping steels: Fortiform® 980 and 1180, Dual Phase 490 exposed 
  • Martensitic steels: MartINsite® 1200, 1500 and 2000

 

S-in motion® Mid-size SUV achievements


 

Similar impressive achievements for Mid-size Sedan

  • Weight reduction of 86 kg (23%) with currently available steel grades
  • 14 kg (26% total) extra weight reduction with emerging grades

Compared to Mid-size SUV

  • Weight reduction of 102 kg (20%) with currently available steel grades
  • 10 kg (21% total) extra weight reduction with emerging grades

Webinar presentation

Click here to view the S-in motion® Mid-size Sedan/SUV webinar

This free webinar is presented by Blake Zuidema and Olivier Moriau.

To view this webinar, please just register via the following above, and you will be able to view a recorded version of the 40-minute webinar.

Presenters:

Blake Zuidema is Director Automotive Product Applications at ArcelorMittal Global R&D.


Olivier Moriau leads the Automotive Steel Solutions Design department at ArcelorMittal Global R&D Montataire, dedicated to automotive applications.