2019 Aluminum Design Workshop

Please join us in May for the Aluminum Transportation Group's Spring Design Workshop in Detroit
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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#FunFact: the aluminum #extrusion process has #sustainability benefits, too. #Aluminum is infinitely recyclable without degradation and North American extruders used over 3.75 billion lbs of aluminum scrap last year. Read more by @fabricating: https://t.co/8vNjXI42ZS.

Happy #EarthDay from your friends at #DriveAluminum. We're proud of the aluminum advances in automotive #sustainability and efficiency from the production phase to the use phase. Check out why aluminum builds a better, greener vehicle here: https://t.co/1E2RWtp4Pm

Happy #EarthDay from Team Aluminum! We are proud of the North American #aluminum industry's major sustainability gains. https://t.co/z1trX3bDOZ

Happy #EarthDay Today and every day, choose infinitely recyclable #aluminum.

 

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