Author Archives: Steel Market Development Institute

Taking the Safe Route

“Strap, secure, go,” may seem like a simple way to get your car ready for a long journey or quick trip this summer; however, there are a few more crucial steps to successfully baby- or child-proof your vehicle. With family … Continue reading

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Steel Shines Once Again at Great Designs in Steel 2018

Another Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) seminar is in the books! Steelmakers, automakers, suppliers, engineering firms and more came together on May 16 for the Steel Market Development Institute’s (SMDI) annual conference in Livonia, Michigan. The symposium allows the steel … Continue reading

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Shaping the Automotive Industry – Many Women at a Time

As an important part of the global economy, many people look to the automotive industry as a trendsetter in the worldwide workplace. Continue reading

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Life Cycle Assessment: Tailpipe-only Standards Can Result in Unintended Consequences

When we focus only on tailpipe emissions, this results in unintended consequences of increased total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at a higher cost to consumers. Continue reading

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Honda Odyssey Takes Home Family Vehicle of the Year Award at Chicago Auto Show

The 2018 Honda Odyssey was recognized as the Family Vehicle of the Year award by the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) during the 2018 Chicago Auto Show. Continue reading

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SMDI Honors Men and Women of Steel at North American International Auto Show

For the fourth year in a row, SMDI recognized two outstanding leaders in the industry who are accelerating innovation with the “Men and Women of Steel” awards at the 2018 North American International Auto Show. Continue reading

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North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year Celebrate Steel’s Innovation

Media Days kicked off with a bang during the 2018 North American International Auto Show. Often referred to as the “Oscars of the Auto Industry,” the announcement of the 2018 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year Awards were just that. Continue reading

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Steel & Autonomous Driving – The Perfect Pair

Autonomy is taking the automotive world by storm. High-strength steel is facilitating this new technology – and helping keep occupants protected. Continue reading

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Honda Clarity Series Recognized as Green Car Journal’s 2018 Green Car of the Year Award

The Honda Clarity takes home an impressive award from Green Car Journal – and its fuel-efficient chops are aided by plenty of high-strength steel. Continue reading

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Bigger Than the Bin: Auto Recycling is Driven by Steel

Steel is the world’s most-recycled material. How does the automotive industry help steel achieve and maintain that status? Continue reading

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