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Press Release: USAMP TEAM MAKES SIGNIFICANT STRIDES IN DEVELOPMENT OF THIRD-GENERATION ADVANCED HIGH-STRENGTH STEELS

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 5, 2017 – A project team led by the United States Automotive Materials Partnership LLC (USAMP), a wholly owned subsidiary of the U.S. Council for Automotive Research LLC representing FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, is nearing completion of a multiyear effort to develop an Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) model for third-generation advanced high-strength steels (3GAHSS). When complete, the ICME model is expected to aid the development of 3GAHSS alloys for use in lightweighting automotive vehicle components and assemblies.

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