Genesis: In early 2000, India was emerging as one of the fastest growing passenger and commercial vehicle market in the world. With low cost advantage and high engineering & design skills, India witnessed rapid investment from auto majors who were setting up manufacturing facilities. In this back-drop a need was felt for a common platform for various stakeholders viz. OEMs, Steel Makers, World / India Bodies to come together and discuss the way forward for this burgeoning industry. Thus this forum DRIVING STEEL took birth. The 1st edition of Driving Steel was held in 2007 at Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
Land Scape: It is a biennial automotive knowledge summit which witnesses participation from cross functional teams from Automotive OEMs (representation from Engineering, Press Shop, Designing and Procurement), Steel Manufacturers (representation from Technology, R&D, Marketing & Sales and Application engineering) and World Bodies (Such as World Auto Steel) share their views on –
The event is organized and hosted by Tata Steel Limited one of the pioneer in auto-grade steel in India.