Every aluminum-bodied vehicle crash tested by federal regulators earned a 5-star safety rating.
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.
Automotive aluminum offers the smallest total
carbon footprint among competing materials.
Automakers will continue to increase the adoption
of aluminum in new car and truck construction
at a faster pace than any time in history.
Automotive Aluminum Recycling Rate
Higher Than 90 percent, New Study Confirms.
Essential reference manual details range
of available production processes for
joining aluminum in automotive applications.
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.
A new critically-reviewed study released today by the Aluminum Association reconfirms aluminum’s significant potential to reduce the environmental impact of automobiles when the full life cycle is considered.