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S-in motion® for mid-size sedan and SUV

ArcelorMittal launched a new set of S-in motion® lightweight steel solutions 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. 

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

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


Achievements for mid-size SUV:

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


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