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    Constellium to Supply Aluminum for Audi e-tron GT

    Constellium is continuing its long standing partnership with Audi by supplying advanced aluminum parts for the new Audi e-tron GT. The company will be providing Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certified aluminum auto body sheet for closures and inner parts, as well as extrusion-based components for the e-tron GT’s front and rear crash management systems. Constellium’s […]

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    Audi is the First Car Manufacturer to Receive the ASI Chain of Custody Standard

    Audi successfully achieved the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Chain of Custody Standard for its rolled material press shop operations at its production facilities in Neckarsulm and Ingolstadt, Germany. The company’s press shops use aluminum sheet material to manufacture automotive body panels for its vehicles. The scrap aluminum from these operations is collected in a separate […]

  • Audi E-Tron Assmebly

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    Hydro and Audi Jointly Commit to Sustainable Aluminum

    Hydro formed an agreement with Audi, through which the aluminum producer will supply sustainable aluminum sheet for the battery housing of the e-tron — Audi’s first fully electric car model. Both partners are pursuing sustainability as an important goal in their corporate strategy and together want to reduce CO2 emissions from the use of aluminum. By 2025, […]

  • Rio Tinto AP60

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    Rio Tinto First to Achieve ASI Certification for Sustainable Practices

    Rio Tinto is the first company in the world to receive Performance Standard certifications under the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), a global program designed to ensure environmental, social, and governance standards are increasingly embedded in aluminum production, use and recycling. This follows an independent third party audit performed by BNQ (Bureau de Normalisation du Québec), which was […]

  • Audi A7 Sportback

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    Constellium Supplies Automotive Body Sheet for the New Audi A7

    Constellium N.V. signed a contract with Audi to supply aluminium automotive body sheet, as well as structural components for the new Audi A7 Sportback — extending the two companies long term partnership. The company will be the primary supplier of automotive body sheet for the A7, which embodies Audi’s new design language with particularly dynamic lines and a […]

  • Audi A8 spaceframe

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    Audi Introduces the Multi-Material Spaceframe of its New A8

    For the next generation of the Audi A8, an intelligent mix of four materials is being used for the first time in the weight-bearing body structure – more materials than in any of the brand’s previous production models. The mix includes aluminum, steel, magnesium, and carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) to decrease weight, increase torsional rigidity, and offer greater performance, […]

  • Audi R8 Spyder

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    New Audi R8 Spyder Features Multi-Material Frame

    The new 2017 R8 Spyder feature a mixed material construction designed to improve performance and fuel economy. Designed with close cooperation between racing engineers, motorsport specialists, and developers, the street version of the R8 has a significant boost in performance. The R8 Spyder features a new multi-material Audi Space Frame (ASF) that combines aluminum components with components made of […]