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LOTTE Aluminium Plans US$238 MM Ultra-Thin Aluminium Cathode Foil For Kentucky

LOTTE Aluminium Plans US$238 MM Ultra-Thin Aluminium Cathode Foil For Kentucky

LOTTE Aluminium Materials USA LLC announced this week a new US$238.7 million project in Kentucky to construct an aluminium foil production plant for use in EV batteries. Per the state governor’s office, LOTTE Aluminium is partnering with LOTTE Chemical on the project,...

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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 carried out in the United Kingdom as a research project partially funded by […]

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 assumption that sales will recover in the second half of the year, as […]

Novelis Debuts New 25 Percent Stronger Automotive Aluminium Alloy

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday the launch of a new aluminium alloy designed specifically for automotive body sheet. The new alloy, christened Advanz 6HS-s650, is a 6xxx-series aluminium alloy that Novelis says surpasses the automotive industry’s standards for strength, lightweighting, formability, performance, and structural integrity. With a reported in-service strength […]

Aluminium Extrusions Are Winning The Race For Battery Enclosure In EVs

Battery enclosures for electric vehicles (also called frames, housings or battery packs) have a pretty straightforward purpose: holding and protecting battery modules. Naturally, they come in various shapes and sizes, and can easily be adapted for the different particularities of battery modules. Much like other car parts, battery enclosures are an arena for a number […]

Novelis Develops New Aluminium Sheet Battery Enclosure Tailored For Electric Vehicles

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday the development of a new and improved type of aluminium sheet battery enclosure designed for use in electric vehicles. A response to a need in the ballooning electric vehicle production market, this new battery enclosure is constructed of proprietary Novelis Advanz aluminium alloy products. The […]