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Constellium To Provide Aluminium Auto Body Sheet And CMS For Citroën And Peugeot Commercial And Passenger Vehicles

Constellium To Provide Aluminium Auto Body Sheet And CMS For Citroën And Peugeot Commercial And Passenger Vehicles

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday that it has been chosen to be a supplier of aluminium auto body sheet for a pair of Groupe PSA’s new automotive offerings, the Peugeot Partner and Citroën Berlingo Van. Constellium says...

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Norsk Hydro Announces NOK150 Million Investment In Advanced Automotive Aluminium Production Equipment At Husnes Plant

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced yesterday the planned upgrade of equipment at Hydro Husnes that will allow it to offer advanced aluminium products to automotive manufacturing customers. Hydro says the NOK150 million (US$17.6 million) investment will consist largely of the installation of Low Pressure Casting (LPC) equipment that will produce improved aluminium material […]

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 […]