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    Yamaha First to Use Green Aluminum in Japanese Motorcycles

    Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. reached an agreement with an aluminum ingot supplier for the procurement of green aluminum, which enabled the company to begin using the metal as a raw material for parts in Yamaha motorcycles in February 2023. This is the first time that green aluminum will be used in Japanese motorcycles and the […]

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    Collaboration to Secure Responsible Aluminum to Japanese Downstream Manufacturers

    Rio Tinto, Australia, and Marubeni Corporation, Japan, are collaborating to ensure a sustainable and reliable supply of Rio Tinto’s aluminum products to Japanese downstream manufacturers. The companies have signed a first sale agreement, under which Rio Tinto will provide RenewAl™ high purity aluminum to a major Japanese motorcycle manufacturer committed to reducing carbon emissions throughout […]

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    Powerful Aston Martin Superbike Engine is Made of Aluminum

    Aston Martin, U.K., and Brough Superior, France, introduced their strictly limited-edition superbike, the AMB 001 Pro, at the Milan Motorcycle Show in November. Aston Martin was responsible for the design, and Brough Superior for the engineering of  the superbike, which follows in the footsteps of Aston Martin’s first motorcycle (the AMB 001, released in 2019). […]

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    Curtiss Designs All-Electric Motorcycles with Aluminum Frame

    Curtiss Motorcycles is accepting reservations for two models of its new all-electric Zeus motorcycle. Both Zeus motorcycle models, named the Bobber and Cafe, feature carved aluminum billet and carbon fiber construction and can be ordered in raw or anodized black finishes. “We are working with our proprietary technology now, so our hands have been untied […]

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    Honda Releases New Motocross Bike with Titanium Engine and Aluminum Frame

    Honda Motor unveiled its all-new 2018 CRF250R, the company’s leading mass-produced motocross bike. The highly anticipated motocross model features a host of updates, including more aluminum in its frame and titanium in the fuel tank and engine. As a result of the engine and chassis updates, the 2018 CRF250R enjoys a 3% improvement in start […]

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    IMA Announces 2017 Awards of Excellence

    Members of the International Magnesium Association (IMA) honored their peers with a series of awards, which were handed out at the 2017 World Magnesium Conference held May 23-25 in Singapore. A host of industry leaders attended the three-day conference and were on hand to congratulate award recipients. Honors annually bestowed by the IMA include four […]

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    Around the World in 80 Days with the First Electric Touring Motorcycle

    STORM Eindhoven, a group of Dutch university students from Eindhoven University of Technology, has developed the world’s first electric touring motorcycle and is now preparing to take its STORM Pulse across the world in 80 days. “Building a zero-emission vehicle without compromising on design, safety, and pleasure,” noted STORM Eindhoven. “This is what STORM Eindhoven means to realize […]