Philippe Aubron, CMO Automotive Europe, was invited as keynote speaker at an executive dinner held by the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) in Bad Homburg on Thursday 17 September 2015.
AZL's main mission is to promote interdisciplinary collaboration between the material science and production technology in order to facilitate the transformation of lightweight design in mass production. The dinner gathered delegates from the automotive world. The purpose was to exchange about the latest lightweight developments and trends.
Philippe presented ArcelorMittal's view on why steel is a perfect material to save weight on cars. He came back on the very reasons that make ArcelorMittal is a unique provider of steel solutions:
Philippe concluded his speech by saying that we are more than ever convinced that steel will remain the preferred material for car manufacturing due to its unique ability to bring affordable weight saving solutions.