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Constellium To Head Up Project To Produce Aluminium Battery Enclosures For Electric Vehicles

Constellium To Head Up Project To Produce Aluminium Battery Enclosures For Electric Vehicles

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced yesterday that it will head a £15-million project with a consortium of automakers and suppliers to build aluminium battery enclosures for electric vehicles. The project, christened Aluminium Intensive Vehicle Enclosures (ALIVE) will be...

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Jaguar Land Rover Takes Next Step in Aluminium Recycling with REALITY Program

British multinational car company Jaguar Land Rover Limited announced a new project for reusing recycled aluminium in new car production earlier this week. The program, known as REALITY, is the next step in JLR’s ongoing strategy of harvesting aluminium from end-of-life cars and reintegrating it in new vehicles. The £2-million (US$2.62 million) project builds upon […]

Brunel University London Partners with Industrial Leaders to Develop Crash-Protecting Aluminium Alloys

Brunel University London announced a second new partnership this week, this one with lightweight castings firms to develop high-performance cast aluminium alloys for use as impact protection in automobiles and trains. The Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology (BCAST)’s partners include Sarginsons Industries, a firm that is considered among the world’s leaders in lightweight castings. […]

UK’s Brunel University Partners with Jaguar Land Rover to Develop Die-Cast Aluminium Components

The United Kingdom’s Brunel University London announced a partnership with Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology (BCAST), Jaguar Land Rover, and other commercial interests and research institutions to develop new ultra-light die-cast aluminium parts for use in automotive manufacturing. The project is to be three years in duration and is the product of a planned […]

Constellium Announces Tech Center at Brunel University London

Amsterdam’s Constellium N.V. announced the opening of the Constellium University Technology Center (UTC) at Brunel University London today.  The Constellium University Technology Center is, according to the firm, “a dedicated center of excellence for the design, development and prototyping of aluminium alloys and automotive structural components.” The Center will feature industrial size aluminium casting and […]