automotive lightweight materials

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...

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. […]

Norsk Hydro’s Q1 Numbers Rise with Aluminium Market’s Recovery

Norway’s Norsk Hydro ASA reported first-quarter results on Friday. The quarter’s results were buoyed by higher prices in the quarter, but raw materials costs proved to be a slight drag on the bottom line. Hydro’s first quarter revenue totaled NOK23,026 million, an eight percent increase quarter-on-quarter from last quarter’s NOK21,250 million, and a fourteen percent […]

47th Faro Meeting Highlights

On April 6-7, Imola, Italy hosted the 47th Faro Meeting, a conference devoted to latest developments in the automotive industry and metals markets. During the first day of the two-day conference, speakers from renowned world companies, including Ducker Worldwide, LMC Automotive and Novelis Inc, expressed their views on current and future trends in the automotive […]