Rose Eaton

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    EV Systems to be Explored at the Battery Electric Vehicle Architectures Congress

    The Battery Electric Vehicle Architectures (BEVA) Congress USA 2019 — a part of the GALM series of events — will explore development of electric vehicle (EV) architectures from a systems engineering point of view — both in design of brand new platforms and adoption of existing platforms. The focus will be on cutting development costs while […]

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    Tesla Introduces Model Y with Hybrid Aluminum and Steel Body

    Tesla is developing its latest electric vehicle, the Model Y, a fully electric compact utility vehicle (CUV) that will have the longest range of any electric CUV or sports utility vehicle (SUV), lasting for 300 miles before needing to be recharged. Of this, 168 miles worth can be charged in 15 minutes at ‘supercharger’ locations around […]

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    Aquaman Dives into Sustainability with Water in Aluminum Cans

    Jason Momoa, an actor known widely for his roles as Aquaman and Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones, released a YouTube video in which he shaved his famous beard to promote the use of aluminum versus plastic while introducing his new line of water in aluminum cans. In the trending video, Momoa says, “I just […]

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    Kimbo Frameless Aluminum Camper for Lovers of the Outdoors

    The Kimbo is a frameless aluminum camper with a shell made from a 5052 aluminum alloy that attaches to any 6 ft. truck bed. Mark King, owner and lead designer currently has two patents pending on the Kimbo. King has in impressive docket of inventions. He learned how to weld aluminum while making his very own electric […]

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    Elysis to Construct Research and Development Center in Saguenay

    Elysis, a joint venture between aluminum companies Alcoa and Rio Tinto, is constructing a new research and development facility in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region in Québec, which will directly employ more than 25 experts when it is fully operational. “With the development of this research centre, we can proudly root our company in Québec, and in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean in […]

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    Aluminum Torch for 2020 Olympics Symbolizes Hope and Recovery

    The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have revealed the design of the new torch to be made of 30% aluminum — all constructed from waste recovered from temporary housing that was built in the wake of the catastrophic 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. The extruded torch will be carried by the athletes from Athens to […]