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    Steel nanotechnology can reduce the weight of our cars

    Making Stronger Steel As Light As Aluminum The world's largest steel maker, ArcelorMital, says it has come up with a new kind of steel that the world has never seen before. Thanks to nanotechnology, the company says automakers can now match the weight of aluminum cars, but do it in steel at far ...

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    Hyundai-Kia stamps out own steel plant... celebrates with awesomely bad video?

    Hyundai Steel – Click above to view video after the jump
    Most of the big automaker players have gotten out of the steel-making business, but according to Automotive News, the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group is just getting into it. More to the point, Hyundai and Kia have bought into a $5 ...

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    Volkswagen considering price hike

    Volkswagen is making money hand over fist right now thanks to cost cutting measures and increased global sales, and the German automaker wants to keep the good times rolling. High commodity prices for items like steel, aluminum and rubber are beginning to eat away at VW's cash horde, so the German ...

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    Saw dust shortage to affect car prices?

    In the past few years, we've all heard about the price of cars and trucks being impacted by the price of steel. We've also heard about the reduction in the numbers of trucks sold due to the downturn of the housing market. According to this article (sub. req'd), there is a new raw material ...

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    Score one for the free market: US dumps most of its steel tariffs

    Yesterday the U.S. International Trade Commission lifted tariffs on imported steel from Australia, Canada, France and Japan, and there was much rejoicing in the boardrooms of many automakers that build cars and trucks in the U.S. The tariffs were originally put in place on cheap steel imported into ...

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    U.S. automakers call for end to steel tariffs

    The Big Six U.S. automakers (General Motors, Ford Motor, Toyota Motor, DaimlerChrysler, Honda Motor and Nissan Motor) are calling for the U.S. International Trade Commission to put an end to heavy tariffs on imported steel. Current tariffs boost the price of high-grade steel from Australia, Canada, ...


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