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Trio Of Constellium Automotive Aluminium Plants Awarded ASI Certification

Trio Of Constellium Automotive Aluminium Plants Awarded ASI Certification

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV announced yesterday the certification of its operations in Gottmadingen, Dahenfeld, and Singen, Germany against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s (ASI) Chain of Custody Standards. The three plants supply advanced aluminium parts to the European automotive market. The...

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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 […]

Ford Motors CEO: Trump Tariffs On Aluminium And Steel Will Cost Us US$1 Billion

Automotive manufacturers are feeling the heat from the Trump aluminium and steel tariffs as noted by Ford Motor Company’s CEO James Hackett, who said on Wednesday that his firm is expected to lose approximately US$1 billion to the measures over the next two years. “From Ford’s perspective the metals tariffs took about $1 billion in […]

Constellium Sends Ten Millionth Aluminium Component to Ford Motors

Amsterdam aluminium extruder Constellium NV celebrated the delivery of its ten millionth part to Detroit’s Ford Motor Company. According to Constellium, in addition to continuing to supply aluminium structural components for the Ford F-150 light truck, the firm is slated to supply parts to the newly-redesigned Ford Explorer when production begins in a few months. […]

Novelis Inks Deal with Chinese Electric Automobile Maker NIO

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis yesterday announced a partnership to provide its proprietary aluminium alloys to Shanghai electric automobile start-up firm NIO. The agreement has Novelis supplying to NIO its Novelis Advanz alloy to the Chinese automaker from its plant in Changzhou. Novelis aluminium will be used throughout NIO’s electric sport-utility vehicles, including […]