Judging from today's almost ceaseless talk about alternative materials, Superman might contemplate changing his nickname. But thanks to ongoing innovations from the steel industry, it appears the “Man of Steel” needn't worry. Two new studies released last month by a consortium of steel companies — the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) — show traditionally “weighty” steel is evolving as a competitive option for designing lighter and safer vehicles. The UltraLight Steel Auto ...

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