#NOVELIS

Aluminum

More Aluminum on Tap for Future Cars

North American content per vehicle due to jump 24% by 2030

Hybrid

Carbon Fiber Joins Fight for EV Battery Cases

SGL touts recent wins in North America and Europe

Business

CEOs Say Shareholder Value Isn’t Everything

Publicly trade companies have a duty to do much more than deliver hefty dividends to shareholders, says the Business Roundtable.

Batteries

Novelis Touts Aluminum EV Battery Case

Atlanta-based Novelis Inc. says it has developed the industry’s first battery case made from sheet aluminum.

Business

Novelis to Buy Rival Aluminum Supplier Aleris

Atlanta-based Novelis Inc. has agreed to purchase rival aluminum supplier Aleris Corp. for $2.6 billion, including debt assumption.

Production

Novelis to Double Aluminum Output in China

Atlanta-based Novelis Inc. plans to invest $180 million to double its capacity to produce automotive aluminum body sheet at the company’s plant in Changzhou, China.

Aluminum

Novelis to Open New Sheet Aluminum Plant in U.S.

Atlanta-based Novelis Inc. plans to open a new aluminum-sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Ky., in 2020.

Aluminum

Novelis Expands Automotive Aluminum Capacity in U.S.

Atlanta-based Novelis Inc. has begun production on a third automotive finishing line at its Oswego, N.Y., plant.

Aluminum

Novelis: Shift to Aluminum Not as Fast as Expected

The auto industry is using more aluminum to reduce vehicle weight, but the shift isn’t occurring as quickly as expected, says Novelis Inc., the world’s largest supplier of rolled aluminum sheet.

Plastics

Some Little Things About Materials

When you’re looking for weight reductions, it is the little things that matter, too.

Aluminum

Novelis Dumps Martens as CEO

Atlanta-based aluminum producer Novelis Inc. has abruptly removed former Ford Motor Co. executive Philip Martens, its president and CEO for the past four years.

Aluminum

Novelis, Henkel Partner on Aluminum Bonding R&D

Aluminum-maker Novelis Inc. and Henkel Corp.'s adhesive technologies unit have agreed to co-develop advanced aluminum adhesive systems for high-volume vehicles.

Aluminum

Novelis Opens Aluminum Sheet Plant in China

Novelis Inc. has launched production at China's first plant dedicated to making heat-treated aluminum sheet for vehicles.

Aluminum

Aluminum: An Overnight Sensation Decades in the Making

The use of aluminum has been long in coming in the auto industry. Longer, by far, than even some people in the aluminum industry had imagined.

Aluminum

Novelis Predicts Its Auto Aluminum Sales Will Nearly Triple

Novelis Inc. tells Bloomberg News the proportion of its sales of aluminum sheet to carmakers will jump from 9% today to 25%, or 270,000 tons, by 2020.

Aluminum

Auto Aluminum Advances

“Our objective was to find materials that allowed us to design the truck to be as tough as the current model, yet could help it be hundreds of pounds lighter for better capability and fuel economy.”

Design

Ian Callum on Jaguar Design

It’s one part history, one part commitment, and one part desire. And it’s all about Jaguar.

Composites

Elements of the Jaguar F-TYPE

The Jaguar F-TYPE, a two-seat convertible, is scheduled to be available in the U.S. market in the summer of 2013.