Driving Steel-II (2008)

Bangalore, Karnataka


Encouraged by the heartening success of the 1st edition of Driving Steel, the 2nd edition was organized in Bangalore, Karnataka in 2008. This edition saw experts from World Bodies such as World Steel Auto, EDAG, and Participants from leading steel maker such as Nippon Steel Corporation, POSCO and Tata Steel Europe and representatives from leading Auto OEMs coming together to discuss futuristic topics such as “CO2 / GHG study for future cars & life cycle analysis” and “Importance of HSS / AHSS in future steel vehicle”.

Presenters in DS-II Conference
Organisation Topic Presenter
WORLD AUTOSTEEL CO2 / GHG Study for future cars & Life cycle Analysis Mr. Ed Opbroek
EDAG Importance of HSS/AHSS in Future Steel Vehicle. Mr. Harry Singh
TATA MOTORS ACE – New Product Introduction Mr. Dileep G Naik
POSCO Application of High strength steel Dr.Seung-Chul Baik
MARUTI Mass reduction potential using AHSS in BIW – OEM perspective. Mr. Sanjay Thakar
NISSAN High Strength Steel application for Automotive Mr. Kiyoshi Takagi
NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION Nippon Steel's experience and efforts in using AHSS in automotive BIW. Mr. Yuji Sueki
CORUS STRIP IJMUIDEN Automotive by Corus (AbC) : New automotive steels & coatings and innovations by Corus. Mr. Maurice van Giezen
UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK Advanced Steel Technologies - combining automotive and materials expertise Prof Jon King
TOYOTA Optimum utilization of steel to reduce Co2 emission. Mr. Gopinath Rao

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