automotive

Audi Awarded ASI Chain of Custody Certification For Pair Of Automotive Plants

Audi Awarded ASI Chain of Custody Certification For Pair Of Automotive Plants

German automaker Audi AG announced yesterday that it has received the Chain of Custody certification from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) for sustainable aluminium. Audi is the first automaker to be certified by the ASI under its Chain of Custody standard. Dirk...

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Constellium Debuts New R&D Capabilities At Brunel University

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday the opening of an expansion to the University Technology Center (UTC) at London’s Brunel University as well as the debut of a new on-campus research and development center, the Advanced Metals Processing Centre (AMPC). Per Constellium, the AMPC’s newest capabilities include freeform 3D bending, electromagnetic […]

Constellium to Provide Aluminium for Redesigned Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Luxury Sedan

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. will be the supplier of aluminium auto body sheet to Mercedes-Benz for the upcoming third generation of the firm’s CLS-Class of midsize luxury sedans. Constellium made the announcement yesterday, explaining that it has been chosen to supply coils for the outer trunk lid panels and fenders for […]

Novelis to Open US$300 MM Automotive Aluminium Sheet Plant in SW Kentucky

American rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. unveiled plans yesterday to construct and operate a 200-thousand-metric-tons-per-annum automotive aluminium sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky. Per the firm’s press release, the US$300 million greenfield facility will feature heat treatment and pre-treatment lines for use in producing aluminium sheet for subsequent molding into such automotive parts […]

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. […]

Constellium Revealed as Premier Aluminium Provider for BMW 5 Series

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday its status as provider of aluminium automotive body sheet and Crash Management Systems for Munich automaker Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) in the construction of its BMW 5 executive car series. The announcement in question identified Constellium as BMW’s premier supplier of automotive body sheet for the 5 series. The […]