An alliance of steel companies followed up its report on UltraLight Steel Auto Suspensions (see Ward's Automotive Reports — May 22, '00, p.3) with another study that it hopes will slam the door on the aluminum industry's effort to displace steel in automotive applications. The UltraLight Steel Auto Closures (ULSAC) consortium unveiled results of a 3-year study last Wednesday that included a frameless door that weighs and costs less than a variety of other benchmarked doors. Pete Peterson, ...

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