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BIW steel industry overview

BIW steel industry overview

Publication Date: 28/09/2021

Steel has been the backbone of automotive revolution throughout the last century and is expected to remain the key material for automotive BIW manufacturing. However, it is also expected to face increasing pressure from advanced lightweight materials such as aluminum and composites.

This report will capture how the steel industry is gearing up to meet the challenge through newer grades, efficient forming processes and environmentally sustainable approach. The analysis includes steel use forecast  and material selection trends among various OEMs, across four key regions— Europe, Greater China, Japan/Korea and North America.

1. Overview
a) Report summary
b) Research methodology
c) Introduction

2. Technical analysis
a) Overview
b) Grades of steel
c) Types of forming processes
d) New developments
e) Greener steel

3. Regional demand
a) Overview
b) Europe
c) Greater China
d) Japan/Korea
e) North America

4. OEM analysis
a) Overview
b) Toyota
c) Stellantis
d) Hyundai
e) Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM)
f) VolkswagenGroup
g) Ford

5. Supplier analysis
a) ArcelorMittal
b) POSCO
c) thyssemkrupp
d) Nippon Steel
e) Hyundai Steel

6. Conclusion

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