Volvo Wins Automotive Excellence Award at 16th annual Great Designs in Steel Seminar

Every year, the American Iron and Steel Institute presents the Automotive Excellence Award at the annual Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) conference. Now in its 16th year, the conference features the best and brightest of the automotive and steel industries and is the largest material-focused conference in the world. GDIS features multiple technical presentations from across the industry – there’s truly something for everyone!

The Automotive Excellence award is bestowed upon the winning presentation from last year’s conference based on a series of criteria such as challenges and benefits associated with costs, mass reduction and performance; overall contribution to the advancement of steel; and implementation in production.

At GDIS 2017, Henric Lindberg and the Volvo Car Corporation body structure team won the award for their presentation titled, “Advanced High-Strength Steel Technologies in the 2016 Volvo XC90” shown at GDIS 2016