NEW!  A/SP Advanced High-Strength Steels Joining Courses

Enhance Your Understanding of Joining for Advanced High-Strength Steels (AHSS) Vehicle Manufacturing Applications with New A/SP Courses Auto/Steel Partnership now offers free courses on Joining for AHSS in a LIVE webinar series starting in June. These initial classes...

See us at Great Designs in Steel 2024

Come visit us at Booth #8 at GDIS! Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) is an annual symposium that brings together experts, engineers, and designers from the automotive industry to explore cutting-edge advancements in steel technology, automotive body design, and...

Alternative Joining Techniques for Advanced High-Strength Steels

Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP)  is investigating alternative sustainable joining techniques to resistance spot welding (RSW) for automotive applications. RSW is a mature, high-volume process for joining steel, however the industry is seeking more efficient and...
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The Auto/Steel Partnership Foundation (A/SP) is a pre-competitive research consortium of automakers, sheet steel producers and affiliate tier suppliers. For more than...

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About Auto/Steel Partnership

Automotive Innovation, Research, and Steel Resources
The Auto/Steel Partnership is a consortium of steel mills, automakers Stellantis, General Motors Company, Toyota and tier one Affiliates. Formed in 1987, the Partnership leverages the resources of the automotive and steel industries to pursue research, validation and education that have helped automakers enhance vehicle safety and fuel economy while improving design and manufacturing. Through the Auto/Steel Partnership, automakers, steel companies and tier suppliers have worked to drive improvements from concept through realization in vehicles on the road today.

VISION STATEMENT:
The Auto/Steel Partnership will deliver, to the automotive industry, future steel innovations and solutions that meet society’s needs for sustainable vehicles.

MISSION STATEMENT:
To achieve sustainable automotive solutions, Auto/Steel Partnership will appropriately leverage the:

  • Intellectual and technical resources of the automotive, steel and related industries / organizations;
  • Inherent high-performance characteristics of steel; and
  • Innovations in design optimization and manufacturing technologies.