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Daiki Plans US$30 Million Aluminium Alloy Plant In SE India

Daiki Plans US$30 Million Aluminium Alloy Plant In SE India

A Japanese firm announced plans earlier this week to invest US$30 million on the construction of a 84 thousand MTPA aluminium alloy plant in Southeast India. Daiki Aluminium Industry of Japan says construction of the plant will begin in Andhra Pradesh in...

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Chrysler Researchers Develop New Aluminium-Copper Alloy For High-Temperature Applications

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. announced this week the development of a new aluminium alloy for use in engine building that tolerates heat levels higher than existing commercially-available alloys. Developed in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and casting supplier Nemak, the alloy was developed to address a need for increased compression ratios which, in a […]

Novelis to Invest US$180 MM in Automotive Aluminium Plant in Eastern China

In a bid to capitalize on the ever-expanding market for automotive aluminium, Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced on Wednesday that it will invest US$180 million in Jiangsu, China. Per the firm, the investment at its facility in Changzhou will involve the addition of a continuous annealing solution heat (CASH) treatment line, […]

Novelis to Provide Aluminium for Jaguar XFL

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced this week that it will be supplying aluminium to Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Co., Ltd for its new Jaguar XFL. The XFL is the first Jaguar model to be assembled in the People’s Republic of China. According to the firm, the XFL is the next […]

Sapa Develops Lighter Automotive Brake Line Using Aluminium Alloy

Norway’s Sapa AS has developed a revolutionary new automobile brake line using a high-strength aluminium alloy. The new system, which was announced yesterday, will be officially debuted at IZB in Wolfsburg, Germany later this month. “The entire industry is on a mission to reduce weight in cars as a key to lowering emissions,” explained innovation […]

Leaked Alcoa Memo: 2018 Jeep Wrangler to Feature Aluminium Doors and Hood

An internal release from American aluminium major Alcoa indicates that the 2018 Jeep Wrangler will utilize aluminium alloy for portions of the vehicle’s hood and doors. The addition of aluminium is part of Fiat Chrysler’s redesign of the iconic four-wheel-drive vehicle. “A team in the Farmington Hills (Michigan, USA) Aerospace and Automotive Products group is […]