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Accelerating Innovation at the North American International Auto Show

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) invites you to Detroit as we once again sponsor the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). This auto show season will be full of great new reveals, some of which we are anticipating here. … Continue reading

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Celebrating 15 Years of Great Designs in Steel

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Steel Market Development Institute’s Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) seminar. As we look to the future, it’s important to look back on where we’ve been. The SMDI Automotive Applications Council had a … Continue reading

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Steel: The Key to a Better Environment

In our journey to “go green” and be more environmentally friendly, we sometimes overlook the big picture in exchange for quick fixes. As you may have heard, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) … Continue reading

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Life is a Journey with Steel by Your Side

For most of us, driving is a part of our everyday life. Many of us associate driving with freedom; the first drive alone after you get your license, or hitting the open road with no destination in mind. Driving is … Continue reading

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10 Fuel Savings Tips to Avoid Pain at the Pump

Ah Labor Day- that last chance to enjoy the fleeting remainder of summer before the obligations of work and school begin again in earnest. However after a summer of concerts, beach trips, dinners on outdoor patios, blockbuster movies and a … Continue reading

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Why We Love Trucks

The Dodge Brothers, Henry Ford, Gottlieb Daimler, William Durant, to name a few, are all influential people involved in the evolution of the automobile and later the pickup truck. It’s clear that back in the 19th century, they had no … Continue reading

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Great Designs in Steel 2015 Inspires a Beautiful Future

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) conducted the 14th Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) seminar on May 13. Established in 2002, GDIS is the premier event for the latest trends and applications in automotive steel technologies. This year nearly 1,300 … Continue reading

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What do Steel and Baseball have in Common?

Spring is here and that means the start of baseball season. You might be curious what steel and baseball – Americas’ favorite pastime – could have in common? From the grueling 162-game schedule to the pitchers throwing more than 100 … Continue reading

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Our Two Cents on the North American International Auto Show

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is one of the most exciting events of the year. Receiving global attention, NAIAS will host 40-50 new vehicle debuts during two Press Preview days on Jan. 12 and 13. Whether you are … Continue reading

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Materials Matter When Buying a Truck

If you’re buying a truck this year – get ready to be overwhelmed with all of the options available. Trucks and crossover vehicles are some of this year’s most anticipated new models, but with so many models on the market, … Continue reading

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