High-strength aluminum alloy from Novelis has no compromises on formability, safety, or NVH
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Atlanta-based Novelis Inc. says it has developed the industry’s first battery case made from sheet aluminum.
Atlanta-based Novelis Inc. has agreed to purchase rival aluminum supplier Aleris Corp. for $2.6 billion, including debt assumption.
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.
As the number of electric vehicles (EVs) is about to increase almost exponentially, aluminum supplier Novelis is preparing to provide customers with protective solutions
Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group
Atlanta-based Novelis Inc. has begun production on a third automotive finishing line at its Oswego, N.Y., plant.
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.
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-maker Novelis Inc. and Henkel Corp.'s adhesive technologies unit have agreed to co-develop advanced aluminum adhesive systems for high-volume vehicles.
Novelis Inc. has launched production at China's first plant dedicated to making heat-treated aluminum sheet for vehicles.
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.
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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.
“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.”
It’s one part history, one part commitment, and one part desire. And it’s all about Jaguar.
The Jaguar F-TYPE, a two-seat convertible, is scheduled to be available in the U.S. market in the summer of 2013.
Luxury carmakers striving to meet future fuel economy rules will drive 25% annual growth in worldwide consumption of lightweight sheet aluminum, Bloomberg News reports.
Although the announced building of a materials processing plant is not necessarily the sort of thing that we pay attention to, this one stands out because of where it will be and what it will be doing.
When you’re looking for weight reductions, it is the little things that matter, too.