Aluminum Transportation Group Applauds EPA, NHTSA and CARB for Completion of Technical Assessment Report Related to 2025 Fuel Economy Standards

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July 19, 2016 (DETROIT) — The following is a statement from Tom Boney, chairman of the Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) and vice president and general manager, Automotive Value Stream, Novelis North America on the release yesterday of the draft Technical Assessment Report, issued by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and California Air Resources Board, examining a wide range of factors relevant to the 2022-2025 light-duty vehicle standards: Read More

Joining Methods Enable Increased Aluminum Use

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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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Novelis and Jaguar Land Rover Create New Aluminum Alloy Made From High Recycled Content

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Novelis recently announced the successful integration of its RC5754 alloy, a new automotive product containing up to 75 percent recycled content, into the structural components of high volume production vehicles. Developed with Jaguar Land Rover, RC5754 serves as a key component of Jaguar’s REALCAR (REcycled ALuminium CAR) project. First introduced in the new Jaguar XE, the new alloy will be featured in all new and legacy Jaguar Land Rover models.