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    Ronal Group Introduces Carbon Neutral Recycled Aluminum Wheel

    By Martin Hartlieb, Viami International Inc. Shifting legal regulations and changing expectations and demands from customers are increasingly affecting the automotive industry and its entire supply chain. As a result, the carbon footprint of automotive OEMs and their suppliers and their products are increasingly coming into focus. In the face of these changing perceptions regarding […]

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    Constellium Supplies Auto Body Sheet for Maserati Grecale

    Constellium is supplying aluminum auto body sheet for the new Maserati Grecale, the OEM’s first fully-electric SUV. The aluminum producer is the primary supplier of auto body sheet solutions for the closures of the Maserati Grecale, including the hood, liftgate, and doors. All of the auto body sheet for the Grecale are supplied from Constellium’s […]

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    The Potential for Magnesium Forgings in Automotive

    By Andrew Halonen, Mayflower Consulting LLC. In the world of product development, many materials are available to pick from, yet companies tend to play to their favorites. In metals, these materials range from exotic to common, from low density to high, and they are processed into different forms. The majority of car components — from […]

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    Alumobility to Present Aluminum Vehicle Body at EuroCarBody

    Alumobility will present the results of its recent technical case study, Superior Economic and Sustainability Performance of an Aluminum Vehicle Body, EuroCarBody’s 24th Global Car Body Benchmarking Conference, which will be held October 18-20 in Bad Nauheim, Germany. Organized by the Automotive Circle, the Global Car Body Benchmarking Conference will bring together car body engineers […]

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    Novelis Opens CSC for the Automotive Market in Michigan

    Novelis Inc. celebrated the opening of its Customer Solution Center (CSC) for automotive aluminum in Novi, Michigan, near Detroit. The new $35 million facility will support the development of new aluminum components for automotive customers. The aluminum company welcomed nearly 200 attendees to its ribbon cutting celebration, including customers, suppliers, local leaders from the City […]

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    Rio Tinto and Volvo to Collaborate on a Sustainable Future

    Rio Tinto and Volvo Group signed an MOU to create a strategic partnership in which Rio Tinto will supply responsibly sourced low-carbon products to Volvo. The companies will work towards decarbonizing Rio Tinto’s operations through piloting Volvo Group’s sustainable autonomous hauling solutions. The multi-materials partnership will allow Rio Tinto, a leading global mining and metals […]

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    Hindalco, Phinergy and IOP to Partner on Aluminum-Air Batteries for EVs

    Hindalco Industries Limited, part of Aditya Birla Group, signed an MOU with Phinergy, a leading Israeli pioneer in aluminum-air battery technology, and IOC Phinergy Private Limited, a joint venture between Phinergy and PSU Indian Oil Corporation. Under the MOU, the companies will partner on research and development and pilot the production of aluminum plates for […]