automotive aluminium

U.S. Trade Reps Seeks Sharp Rise in Regional Aluminium Content Under NAFTA

U.S. Trade Reps Seeks Sharp Rise in Regional Aluminium Content Under NAFTA

The Trump Administration is seeking to mandate that aluminium and other materials used in the manufacture of vehicles sold under the auspices of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) originate from North American sources. According to individuals briefed on the matter...

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Novelis to Ramp Up Automotive Aluminium Offerings: Hindalco’s Pai

Hindalco Industries’ managing director Satish Pai told local media this week that the firm is continuing to position itself in front of an expected rise in automotive aluminium demand by expanding the offerings of their Atlanta subsidiary Novelis. Pai said that current production plans would have Novelis’ shipments of automotive aluminium rise to fully one-quarter […]

Alcoa and Tri-Arrows Join The Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group

American aluminium trade group The Aluminum Association announced today that the Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) has grown by two. Pittsburgh’s Alcoa Corporation and Kentucky’s Tri-Arrows Aluminum Inc. have become the ATG’s tenth and eleventh member companies. Heidi Brock, president and CEO of the Aluminum Association, welcomed the two firms, both of whom are acknowledged leaders […]

Aluminium Content in Automobiles to Account for 16% of Curb Weight by 2028: Aluminum Association

A study commissioned by the Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) determined that the percentage of high-strength, low-weight aluminium used in vehicles is expected to rise faster over the next decade than ever before. The study, which the Aluminum Association made public yesterday, found that the average total aluminium content per vehicle is expected to […]

Liberty House Buys Aluminium Auto Parts Maker Amtek UK

London’s industrial and metals company Liberty House Group announced the recent acquisition of aluminium automotive parts makers Amtek Aluminium Castings (Witham) Limited and King Automotive Systems Limited (Amtek UK). The deal, which saves over 500 jobs in the immediate area, was completed with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), who was in possession of the firms as an administrator, […]

Constellium Extends Deal with Robert Bosch for Aluminium ABS Profiles

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. announced the signing of a multi-year agreement with Robert Bosch yesterday to provide them Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) profiles for use in automotive applications. The agreement is the continuation of an ongoing partnership with Bosch and Constellium’s plant in Decin, Czech Republic, first forged in 2009. The agreement in question is the […]