EU GREEN STEELMAKING: Volvo, SSAB to collaborate on fossil-free steel for vehicles

Automotive manufacturer Volvo Group and Swedish steelmaker SSAB have signed a collaboration agreement for the research, development, serial production and commercialization of the world’s first vehicles to be made of fossil-free steel, the companies said on Thursday April 8.

Volvo plans to start the production of concept vehicles and components produced from steel made by SSAB using hydrogen this year.

“We are determined to be a climate-neutral company by 2050 in line with the Paris Agreement. This means that our vehicles and machines will be emission-free when in operation but also that we will review the materials, like steel, used in our products and will gradually switch to fossil-free alternatives here as well. This is an important step on the road to completely...


Carrie Bone

April 09, 2021

14:56 GMT