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    Nissan and Novelis Partner on Closed Loop Al Recycling for New Qashqai

    Novelis will be supplying Nissan with sustainable, lightweight aluminum body sheet for the new Qashqai SUV. A best-selling SUV in the C-segment, the Qashqai will incorporate aluminum in the hood, doors, and front fenders to reduce weight and increase fuel efficiency. The aluminum in the new SUV has helped it achieve a total of 60 […]

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    Constellium and Novelis Launch Alumobility to Drive Innovation for Automotive Body Sheet

    Constellium and Novelis are launching Alumobility, a non-profit organization focused on providing innovative implementation-ready solutions to advance the adoption of aluminum automotive body sheet. Through collaborative technical projects and thought leadership, as well as working in partnership with global automotive manufacturers, Alumobility will help further develop smarter, lighter, safer, and more sustainable vehicles. “Alumobility is […]

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    Nissan’s Rogue 2021 has More Aluminum Than Ever Before

    Last week Nissan released its new Rogue, their best-selling vehicle. The 2021 model features more aluminum throughout the body than previous iterations. Its hood, fenders, and doors are all made of aluminum. According to Nissan, some aluminum exists on the current-generation Rogue. “The new model just has an increase,” said Jeff Wandell, electric vehicle and […]

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    Automotive Aluminum Advisors Announces New Aluminum Body Sheet Course

    Automotive Aluminum Advisors introduced its first Aluminum Body Sheet Course designed to help automakers and their suppliers gain an edge and win with aluminum. The inaugural course will be held on February 11-12, 2020 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. The two-day course is designed for the continuing education of automakers and […]

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    Impression Technologies and Telos Global Partner to Bring HFQ Technology to North America

    Impression Technologies Ltd. and Telos Global are partnering to bring Hot Form Quench (HFQ®) Technology to North America, enabling the production of lightweight, high strength aluminum structures designed to meet automotive OEM needs. “We are delighted to have entered this strategic partnership with Telos Global, which will offer automotive OEMs a high-volume supply base for stronger, […]

  • Signing of the sales cooperation agreement in Tokyo — Front row (L-R): Shinichi Kobayashi, managing executive officer and chief operating officer of the Metals & Mineral Resources Div. of Marubeni Corporation; Gerald Mayer, CEO of AMAG; and Akira Suzuki, executive officer of the Automotive Steel Products Div. of Marubeni Itochu Steel — Second row (L-R): Norbert Bürger, managing director of AMAG rolling Gmbh; Victor Breguncci, chief sales officer of AMAG; and Helmut Kaufmann, chief technology officer of AMAG. 

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    AMAG Signs Agreement to Market Its Automotive Aluminum Rolled Products in Japan

    AMAG Austria Metall AG signed an agreement with Marubeni Corporation and Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc. for the commercialization of AMAG’s automotive aluminum rolled products in Japan. The agreement enables the companies to bundle their strengths together in order to bring a number advantages for customers in the Japanese automobile industry concerning quality and delivery performance. In addition, this agreement intends […]

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    Constellium Supplies Automotive Body Sheet and Extruded Crash Management Systems to Group PSA

    Constellium N.V. announced that it is supplying aluminum automotive body sheet for the hoods of several Groupe PSA vans, including the new PEUGEOT Partner and Citroën Berlingo Van, as well as the PEUGEOT Rifter. While Groupe PSA frequently uses aluminum in passenger cars, this is the first time the company is using aluminum body sheet for its light commercial […]

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    Hydro Develops New Method for Measurement of Surface Appearance

    The requirements of automotive manufacturers regarding the body of their cars have constantly grown in recent years. Good formability, sufficient strength, good corrosion resistance, recyclability, and last but not least the surface appearance are key factors for manufacturers such as BMW, Audi, and Daimler. To address this concern, Hydro Rolled Products and Polytec jointly developed a new […]