automotive aluminium

Automotive Aluminium And Steel To Enjoy US$600 Million Surge Under USMCA: US Trade Representatives

Automotive Aluminium And Steel To Enjoy US$600 Million Surge Under USMCA: US Trade Representatives

According to a report prepared by the United States Trade Representatives’ office, automotive aluminium and steel stand to benefit from a US$600-million surge over the next five years under the newly-negotiated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Citing sources provided it by U.S. automakers, the...

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Daiki To Build Automotive Aluminium Alloy Plant In South India

A Japanese firm announced plans last week to invest ₹2.5 billion (US$36.1 million) in an aluminium alloy ingot plant to be constructed in South India. Per domestic reporting, Daiki Aluminium Industry Co. Ltd’s subsidiary Daiki Aluminium is planning to build the plant, with a planned nameplate capacity of 84 thousand metric tons per annum, on […]

Icelandic Firm Develops First All-Aluminium Vehicle

An Icelandic firm announced the debut of the country’s first vehicle to be made almost entirely of domestically-produced aluminium earlier this week. Start-up firm Ísar made the big reveal on Wednesday of the eponymous vehicle, of which the first five have already been produced and sold. The firm boasts that the vehicle is substantially lighter […]

Constellium To Add New Automotive Extrusion Press To Singen Plant

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. revealed plans earlier this week to expand its extrusion operations at a plant in southern Germany. Per the firm, the plant in Singen will see a new 8,000 m2 hall containing a new extrusion press dedicated to automotive aluminium production. Constellium says the new line will employ […]

Arconic Announces US$100 Million Expansion At Knoxville Plant

American value-added aluminium firm Arconic Inc. announced yesterday a significant upgrade of the hot-mill facilities at its plant on the outskirts of Knoxville, Tennessee. Per the firm, the US$100-million investment at the plant in the town of Alcoa will update the hot mill equipment on site and add in new downstream equipment intended for use […]

Constellium To Provide Aluminium Structural Components For BMW X Model SUV

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday that it has been chosen as a supplier of aluminium structural components for BMW AG’s newest model, the BMW X Model Sports Activity Vehicles. The company’s contract for supply of aluminium structural components includes the Crash Management System on the X4 and X5, both of […]