It doesn't matter who ends up being elected president, fuel economy and emissions standards aren't likely to be upgraded fast enough to outpace steel, says an American Iron and Steel Institute representative. “Steel would have plenty of time to have a significant solution out there,” says Marcel van Schaik, AISI's manager-advanced materials technology, adding that it would likely be in the 2004-2005 timeframe before tougher federal regulations kicked in. Probably the fastest route for ...

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