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BMW Debuts New Recycled Aluminium Alloy Wheel For MINI Cooper

BMW Debuts New Recycled Aluminium Alloy Wheel For MINI Cooper

German automaker BMW Group said last week that its new MINI Cooper SE Convertible will feature alloy wheels made entirely from recycled aluminium. The model in question, which consumes 17.2kWh/100 km while releasing 0 g/km of carbon, will be the first series...


Novelis Opens New Aluminium Customer Solution Center In Suburban Detroit

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. commissioned its new US$35-million automotive Customer Solution Center (CSC) in suburban Detroit yesterday. The new CSC joins Novelis’s other such centers around the world to shorten the time to market of automotive aluminium solutions by collaborating with Tier 1 suppliers and automakers. The new CSC in Novi, Michigan joins […]

Constellium To Provide Aluminium To Mercedes-Benz For C-Class Line

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV announced this week it has been chosen to provide auto body sheet to Mercedes-Benz AG for its C-Class of compact executive automobiles as they are produced in Europe, China, and South Africa. Constellium will provide two of its aluminium products to Mercedes-Benz, namely its Surfalex line for the outer […]

Norsk Hydro Plans US$15 MM Expansion To Aluminium Remelting Plant In NW Kentucky

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA announced a planned US$15 million expansion of its aluminium remelting facility in Henderson, Kentucky last week. Hydro said in a press release that the capital expenditure would allow the plant to produce advanced aluminium alloys intended for the automotive industry. Among the aluminium products to be produced at the […]

EGA Plans Solar-Powered Silicon Metal Production Unit For UAE

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced on Friday a new project to manufacture silicon metal domestically in the United Arab Emirates in order to assure a constant supply for use in producing premium grades of aluminium alloy. At present, the UAE imports the entirety of silicon it uses in industry, and EGA is the country’s […]