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Mixed Materials Lead the Way for Future Weight Reduction

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Various weight reduction solutions were discussed during the Society of Automotive Analysts Lightweighting Summit in Detroit last month. Among those solutions, increased aluminum use as an alternative to steel in a multi-material vehicle design was discussed. As panelists shared their insights on ways automakers can identify new opportunities to cut weight and optimize vehicle design, mixed materials are cited as “really the pathway,” by Ducker Worldwide’s Abey Abraham.
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Lightweighting: Continuing the Momentum

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In an interview with Advanced Manufacturing magazine, Doug Richman, Aluminum Transportation Group technical committee chairmanshares his optimism on the aluminum industry’s outlook as mass reduction remains a high priority for automakers. With new approaches to weight savings being developed, Constellium and other Tier 1 suppliers continue to expand their automotive business as new vehicle architectures hit showrooms.

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Aluminum Transportation Group Grows with Addition of New Members

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Aluminum Transportation Group Grows with Addition of New Members
– Alcoa and Tri-Arrows join the Aluminum Transportation Group –

August 24, 2017 (DETROIT) — The Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) announced today the addition of two new member companies—Alcoa Corporation and Tri-Arrows. These additions bring total membership in the ATG to 11 companies. Both companies are leaders in producing aluminum alloys for automotive applications.

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