2019 Aluminum Design Workshop

Please join us in September for the Aluminum Design & Lightweighting Workshop in Nashville, Tennessee
to learn about developments and advancements in aluminum technology from aluminum experts
from leading producer companies such as Arconic, Hydro, Aleris and others.

 

Automakers Not Planning to Reduce
Weight in Smallest of Small Cars

Draft SAFE Vehicles Rule assumptions on lightweighting in small cars
demonstrably false. Automakers directing mass reduction strategies
in larger, heavier cars, trucks and SUV’s.

 

Environmental Superiority

Automotive aluminum offers the smallest total
carbon footprint among competing materials.

 

What's Next? Unprecedented Aluminum Growth as Multi-Material Vehicles Ascend

Automakers will continue to increase the adoption
of aluminum in new car and truck construction
at a faster pace than any time in history.

 

Infinite Possibilities

Automotive Aluminum Recycling Rate
Higher Than 90 percent, New Study Confirms.

 

Aluminum
Joining Manual

Essential reference manual details range
of available production processes for
joining aluminum in automotive applications.

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Safety

Every aluminum-bodied vehicle crash tested by federal regulators earned a 5-star safety rating.

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Durability

The U.S. military trusts high-strength aluminum in combat vehicles like the Humvee.

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Sustainability

Aluminum offers the smallest total carbon footprint among all competing materials.

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Efficiency

Reducing weight with aluminum can increase fuel economy and electric vehicle driving range.

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Performance

Aluminum can help vehicles accelerate faster, brake in shorter distances and handle better.

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Cost Effectiveness

Using aluminum to reduce weight can be a catalyst for cost savings throughout the entire vehicle.

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Aluminum Association: Final Fuel Economy Rules Should Reflect Accurate Data on Lightweighting, Ensure One National Program and Require Continual Improvements

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Last Friday, the Aluminum Association’s Transportation Group (ATG) submitted comments urging the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to pursue data-driven decision making in its final vehicle fuel economy rulemaking.

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Aluminum drives safety in the future of mobility. @IIHS_autosafety rated the multi-material @audi e-tron, 40% aluminum body, the highest crashtest safety rating available, making it the first battery-electric vehicle to earn the Top Safety Pick Plus award. https://t.co/k2a5h6nDzb

Comprised of more than 60% aluminum the @cadillac CT6 is produced using advanced laser joining techniques. #DriveAluminum

Today, 90% of automotive aluminum is being recycled and put to further use. #Aluminum101

Audi scores a Top Safety Pick+ for its new battery-electric SUV, the 2019 e-tron. Details: https://t.co/zzHgCbvluR

 

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