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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,...


Novelis And Georgia Tech Expand Partnership On Aluminium Innovation

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis announced this week the expansion of its partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) on the Novelis Innovation Hub. The partnership will explore new areas in materials and process research with an eye toward increased sustainability and zero-carbon production by mid-century. Novelis says the partnership will continue building […]

Constellium To Provide Sustainable Aluminium For Audi e-tron GT

European value-added aluminium firm Constellium NV announced yesterday that it has been chosen to supply German automaker Audi AG with aluminium for its e-tron GT electric vehicle. Constellium said it would supply aluminium for auto body sheet and Crash Management Systems on board the e-tron GT. The aluminium supplied under the deal would be ASI-certified […]

GM Testing Out New Tech For Aluminium-Based EV Batteries

American automaker General Motors Co said last week that it is testing out a variety of new technologies to cut costs of electric vehicles, including increasing the use of aluminium and aluminium alloys. While speaking to an investor conference on Wednesday, GM President Mark Reuss said the firm continues to explore various technology solutions for […]

Norsk Hydro, Panasonic, And Equinor Agree To Study Establishing A Battery Plant In Norway

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced a memorandum of understanding with technology firm Panasonic and international energy company Equinor to explore the possibility of collaborating on a sustainable and affordable business in batteries in Europe. The trio agreed to investigate the possibility of building a battery operation in Norway through the upcoming summer. Any […]

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 […]