demonstrate the benefits of steel for global Mobility as a Service MaaS, characterized by fully connected and autonomous electric vehicles. WorldAutoSteel Director Cees ten Broek said “Steel E-Motive follows a long history of steel industry collaboration and commitment to support the evolution of vehicle design and use. We are approaching a critical milestone in automotive history when what we know as normal is about to change significantly and the steel industry plans to be right in the middle of this revolutionary change. With a vast portfolio of Advanced High-Strength Steels and steel technologies from which to draw, we envision that Steel E-Motive will deliver new, exciting ideas for steel vehicle architectures that will shape the future of sustainable mobility.”
WorldAutoSteel has partnered with Ricardo, global engineering and environmental consulting firm, to develop the virtual vehicle concepts. Ricardo was selected for their well-known reputation for innovation, their demonstrated knowledge of vehicle electrification and their commitment to sustainable transportation.
WorldAutoSteel and Ricardo will communicate on progress regularly, showcasing results and innovation as the program progresses, with final concept designs for the full vehicle revealed in late 2022.