Utilizing nine total gauges of its patented press hardenable steel, ArcelorMittal, in collaboration with Honda R&D Americas and Magna International, created a hot-stamped, laser-welded inner and outer front door ring system for the 2019 Acura RDX. This lightweight door ring offers unprecedented safety, and its hardware earns hardware. It garnered a fivestar rating for the narrow offset crash test and helped the RDX become an IIHS Top Safety Pick+. Additionally, the dual door ring is a finalist for the 2019 Automotive News PACE Award.
The future of safety performance has arrived with the first-ever inner and outer door ring system to protect the cabin in both head-on and side-impact collisions. ArcelorMittal’s engineers collaborated with Honda to create the brand new technology that was critical to the launch of the 2019 Acura RDX. Backed by a cost-effective manufacturing process, ArcelorMittal’s game-changing innovation helps to create a lighter vehicle with enhanced body rigidity – a revolutionary step forward.
ArcelorMittal is continually developing lightweight steel options to make vehicles lighter, yet stronger.
ArcelorMittal’s S-in motion program saves weight and enhances vehicle safety by incorporating innovative steel solutions.
ArcelorMittal’s steel solutions help create lighter cars that deliver on safety, fuel efficiency and affordability.