As the U.S. continues down the road to revised fuel economy standards, Bloomberg reports California and automakers have aligned to the potential change in vehicle emission standards. In case you missed it, read the ATG’s statement on the EPA’s final determination here.
Aluminum use in vehicle design is crucial to reducing the overall carbon footprint of a vehicle life cycle. Aluminum Association member company Aleris shares insight into aluminum’s sustainability in this feature.
“Aluminium remains the fastest growing automotive material over competing materials and is entering its most unprecedented growth phase since we’ve been tracking the shifting mix of automotive materials,” said Abey Abraham, Ducker Worldwide. Read more about aluminum’s current and future growth in this feature by Automotive Manufacturing Solutions.
The Trump Administration recently announced a number of changes to the United States’s steel and aluminum tariff policy. Read more about the Aluminum Association’s stance on aluminum tariffs here.
As electric vehicle technology continues to gain momentum, so do job investments in the automotive aluminum industry. The industry invested more than $2.6B in new and updated facilities nationwide since 2013. This article shares more details about recent investments and future growth for the material.
A 2017 survey of automakers by Ducker Worldwide proved aluminum is on the up and up for vehicle content now and into the future. Heidi Brock, CEO of the Aluminum Association, discusses the growth of aluminum in the automotive industry and points out the multi-material vehicle future in this Letter to the Editor featured in Automotive News.