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Ford Motors CEO: Trump Tariffs On Aluminium And Steel Will Cost Us US$1 Billion

Ford Motors CEO: Trump Tariffs On Aluminium And Steel Will Cost Us US$1 Billion

Automotive manufacturers are feeling the heat from the Trump aluminium and steel tariffs as noted by Ford Motor Company’s CEO James Hackett, who said on Wednesday that his firm is expected to lose approximately US$1 billion to the measures over the next...

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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. […]

Novelis Boasts 53% Increase in Recycled Content Use in Latest Sustainability Report

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. released its sustainability report for FY 2016 today. According to the report, the firm achieved a recycled aluminium input of fifty-three percent for the year, which is a twenty-three-percent improvement over baseline levels. Novelis says that the significant improvement, which is measured against average inputs from fiscal […]

Leaked Alcoa Memo: 2018 Jeep Wrangler to Feature Aluminium Doors and Hood

An internal release from American aluminium major Alcoa indicates that the 2018 Jeep Wrangler will utilize aluminium alloy for portions of the vehicle’s hood and doors. The addition of aluminium is part of Fiat Chrysler’s redesign of the iconic four-wheel-drive vehicle. “A team in the Farmington Hills (Michigan, USA) Aerospace and Automotive Products group is […]

Sapa Wins Award, Adds New Members to Executive Team

Oslo’s Sapa AS announced an award and a change to its management team yesterday. Ford Motor Company chose Sapa’s Cressona plant in Pennsylvania to be one of the first plants in the aluminium extrusion industry to receive the firm’s Q1 award. “This is an awesome achievement by our employees in Cressona and our Ford program […]

Novelis Opens Third Automotive Aluminium Finishing Line in Upstate New York

Atlanta rolled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. commissioned its third automotive finishing line in Oswego, New York, yesterday. It is the result of the company’s US$120 million investment in turning out aluminium parts for Ford Motor Company’s F-150 light truck. “As a result of our investments across the globe, Novelis is able to offer our automotive customers […]