In this fifth automotive video episode you will learn more about how Honda partnered with ArcelorMittal and Magna's Cosma to launch the first laser-welded, hot-stamped door ring resulting in significant weight reduction and improved safety.
Crucial in this innovation was the use of Usibor® hot stamping steel and Laser Welded Blanks technology to replace multiple parts by a single-piece door ring design.
This three-year innovation was the fruit of:
Footage courtesy of Honda, Magna Cosma International and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
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