In an article featured in the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Motorized Vehicle Manufacturing Yearbook, ATG Technical Committee Chairman, Doug Richman, details advances in automotive material joining technologies. Education and proper training are emphasized as critical to the success of an industry-wide transition to multi-material vehicle designs, to include increased use of aluminum alloys in high-volume vehicles.
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Why #aluminum? ATG member & Rio Tinto director of technical marketing @jerome_fourmann highlights the advantages of aluminum in EV battery enclosures, new opportunities and production innovations in his recent interview with @AMS_magazine linked here: https://bit.ly/3l8IZVl
Last week ATG Member @Constellium announced it will supply @Ford with infinitely recyclable #aluminum components for the #F150Lightning. More from @repairerdriven on this continuing partnership and the inherent advantages of aluminum in auto here: https://bit.ly/3oq2NFK
#ICYMI It’s @DriveElecEvents’s National Drive Electric Week! To celebrate, @AluminumNews’s Tom Dobbins discusses how @Ford encourages #EV adoption with the #aluminum bodied #F150Lighting in his recent blog post. Head to LinkedIn for more: https://bit.ly/3ER9Uwr #DriveElectric
Constellium to supply #aluminium structural components for the new all-electric @Ford #F150Lightning. http://ow.ly/l67q50Gf9Sa
Constellium also provides aluminium extruded components and Auto Body Sheet for 10 additional Ford and Lincoln models.
#aluminum #EVs #automotive