Lighter side

A one-piece car body side outer is the largest part in the UltraLight Steel Auto Body (ULSAB) to be launched next spring by 35 European steel groups with Porsche Engineering Services. Costs and mass of the component are less, and strength is maximised with a laser-welded tailored blank. Almost 50% of body frame parts use […]

A one-piece car body side outer is the largest part in the UltraLight Steel Auto Body (ULSAB) to be launched next spring by 35 European steel groups with Porsche Engineering Services. Costs and mass of the component are less, and strength is maximised with a laser-welded tailored blank. Almost 50% of body frame parts use this technology, which allows for the joining of different grades and thickness of steel