Meeting the BIW design demands of BEVs with AHSS

Available On-demand 45 Min

EV battery packs are large, heavy, and vulnerable — requiring innovative BIW designs for their impact protection. Plus BEVs’ instant torque and fast acceleration puts high demands on the car’s structural stiffness. How can car designers respond to these challenges?

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May 4, 15.00–15.45 CET. Register to join us live or watch it on demand.

  • Safety Approaches – A review of design approaches for protecting EV battery packs from impact and subsequent thermal propagation.
  • Driving Range – Why lightweighting is more important than ever for efficient energy use.
  • Cost Comparisons – Lightweighting car materials: their costs, their embedded emissions, and ways to reduce materials.
  • Increased Sustainability Demands – Post COVID-19, buyers are keen on both sustainable car materials and car manufacturing when BEV shopping.
  • “Green” Steels Compared – Carbon capture vs. stepwise hydrogen vs. scrap-based vs. fossil-free steels: the LCA differences are profound.

Jonas Adolfsson

Global automotive business development SSAB

With vast experience of car body design, Jonas has a comprehensive understanding of the needs of forming engineers and designers at OEMs and tier suppliers.