The UltraLight Steel Auto Body (ULSAB) consortium, which showcased a light-weight steel body-in-white in 1998, is expanding its focus and promises to deliver by early 2001 two complete concept vehicles that prove steel is suited for a future of lighter, more efficient cars and trucks. The program has been tagged ULSAB-Advanced Vehicle Concepts (AVC), and hopes to appeal to automakers globally by building a C-class size compact car and a midsize sedan. The coalition's intention again is ...

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