Monday, August 08, 2005

Steel: China Steel Corp develop lighter steel for cars

The Taipei Times reports that China Steel Corp has developed a new generation of steel for Taiwan's automotive industry to produce cars with reduced weight without compromising performance.

A spokesman for China Steel said yesterday that the high-strength, hot-dip galvanized steel with dual phase can not only reduce the weight of the vehicle, but also make the frame of the car stronger and safer.