The Steel Wheels Task Force comprises of automotive and wheel manufacturers, wheel trim suppliers, tooling manufacturers and North American steel producers.
A major activity of the Wheels Task Force, in addition to research, is to deliver key information about the features and benefits of using high-strength steels for wheels to automotive OEMs. This is accomplished largely through personal contact and small group presentations and various communications opportunities.
8/6/2013 - New Study Confirms Lightweight Styled Steel Wheels Equivalent in Mass to Aluminum at 40 Percent Cost Savings.
5/9/2008 - The American Iron and Steel Institute’s Wheels Task Force recently published “Styled Steel Wheels Success for Automakers” report found that improvements in steel wheels ...
2/19/2008 - An overview from wheel manufacturer ArvinMeritor reporting that it has delivered more than 850,000 steel wheels to DaimlerChrysler for its Dodge Ram 1500 truck. The wheel is a ...
10/19/2014 - New role will position the organization to take a lead role in steel sustainability in North America.
8/4/2014 - Hall will succeed Ronald P. Krupitzer as Vice President Automotive Market for SMDI. Krupitzer will retire at the end of the year.
Lightweight Microalloy steel wheels offer weight savings up to 11% compared to cast aluminum wheels.