automotive aluminium

Novelis Debuts New 25 Percent Stronger Automotive Aluminium Alloy

Novelis Debuts New 25 Percent Stronger Automotive Aluminium Alloy

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday the launch of a new aluminium alloy designed specifically for automotive body sheet. The new alloy, christened Advanz 6HS-s650, is a 6xxx-series aluminium alloy that Novelis says surpasses the automotive industry’s standards...

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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 that, despite Groupe PSA’s already robust usage of automotive aluminium in its products, […]

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 report hones in upon the USMCA’s updated rules of origin as it concerns […]

Novelis To Supply Toyota With Aluminium Auto Body Sheet For Fifth-Gen RAV4

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday an agreement with Toyota Motor Corporation to supply it with premium aluminium auto body sheet for the redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4. As Toyota’s top-selling vehicle and the best-selling non-pickup-truck in the United States, the fifth-generation RAV4 XA50 will see a redesign of the hood, fenders, […]

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 […]