automotive aluminium

Constellium To Provide Crash Management Systems For Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Constellium To Provide Crash Management Systems For Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced yesterday that it has been chosen to be the supplier of front Crash Management Systems and other aluminium structural components to the new Mercedes-Benz model A-Class and two derivative vehicles of the Mercedes-Benz...

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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 February. Meanwhile, the firm will continue to seek the appropriate licensing from state […]

Novelis Inks Partnership With Impression Technologies To Develop Aluminium HFQ Hot Stamping Technique

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. yesterday announced a new partnership with Impression Technologies to collaborate on research into new and innovative uses of hot stamping aluminium, especially through use of Impression’s proprietary Hot Form Quench (HFQ) process. Novelis says HFQ is a one-of-a-kind technology that is used to design and manufacture components […]

Novelis To Establish Global Network Of Automotive Aluminium Innovation Centers

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. yesterday announced plans to establish a worldwide network of Customer Solution Centers (CSCs) in an effort at fostering greater cooperation between and among itself and automakers in ushering in the next generation of vehicle design. Per the firm’s press release, the CSCs will house researchers, designers, and […]

Audi Receives First-Ever Downstream Aluminium Certification From ASI

German automobile manufacturer Audi AG became the first downstream aluminium firm to be certified against ASI’s Performance Standard earlier this week. Audi received certification for its assembly process and sourcing for the aluminium components of high-voltage batteries C-BEV for the Audi e-tron. Global standards and certification organization The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certified Audi’s plants […]

Novelis Breaks Ground On US$180-Million Expansion At Automotive Aluminium Plant In Changzhou

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. broke ground on Wednesday on the US$180 million expansion of operations at its plant in Changzhou, People’s Republic of China. Per the firm’s announcement, the expansion at its automotive aluminium manufacturing facility in Changzhou will double the site’s production capacity to 200 thousand metric tons of heat-treated […]