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Novelis To Establish Global Network Of Automotive Aluminium Innovation Centers

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...

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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 […]

Alcoa Debuts Versatile New Joining System for Automotive Industry

American aluminium major Alcoa recently announced that it has developed a new way to join dissimilar items in the context of automobile manufacturing. The process, called the RSR joining system, is a new method of resistance spot riveting that is flexible enough to join many different combinations of materials in a manner that is up […]