automotive industry

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...

Events

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 […]

Constellium Opens New Automotive Aluminium Sheet Line in Eastern France

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. announced the official opening of its newest finishing line at its plant in Neuf-Brisach, France. The €180 million line is intended to help the firm meet rising demand for aluminium auto body sheet. The almost 800’ line has a production capacity of 100,000 metric tons per annum. It turns out sheet aluminium […]

Novelis to Provide Aluminium for Jaguar XFL

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced this week that it will be supplying aluminium to Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Co., Ltd for its new Jaguar XFL. The XFL is the first Jaguar model to be assembled in the People’s Republic of China. According to the firm, the XFL is the next […]