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Electric Vehicles (EVs): outlook for sales and aluminium demand

Electric Vehicles (EVs): outlook for sales and aluminium demand

After last year’s electric vehicles (EVs) sales increase of 72% year/year, to 2.02 million, this year’s growth is expected to slow to around 3 million EVs sold, or around 50% increase y/y. But there’s an important caveat: the figure operates under the...


Aluminium Industry Riding To Higher Demand In Electric Vehicles

This is an exciting time indeed for aluminium consumption, with demand for this highly versatile metal continuing to rise to dizzying heights with every new estimate. Among the brighter stars in the consumption constellation continues to be that of electric vehicles. As has been detailed in these pages over the years, the rise of the […]

Aluminium vs. steel in electric vehicles – the battle goes on

Aluminium use in automobiles and light trucks marks the highest growth from all other aluminium applications, in any segment of use. Aluminium remains “the fastest growing automotive material over competing materials and is entering its most unprecedented growth phase since we’ve been tracking the shifting mix of automotive materials,” the latest survey of automakers by […]

Novelis Inks Deal to Provide Aluminium Alloys for London Electric Taxis

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday a partnership with the London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) to supply premium aluminium to the firm for its new zero-emissions capable TX Electric Taxi. Novelis says it will be providing LEVC aluminium sheet to the aluminium-framed vehicle, specifically Novelis AdvanzTM 5F- s5754 RC for the […]