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Apr 24, 2008, 01:00 ET

Weight Reduction Vital to Helping Automakers Meet Proposed Fuel Economy Regulations

TROY, Mich., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The following comment in response to the U.S. DOT's proposed new fuel economy standards can be attributed...

Oct 22, 2007, 01:00 ET

Direct Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduced Significantly Despite Growth in Primary Aluminum Production, New Life Cycle Inventory Report Confirms

LONDON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Aluminium Institute reported today industry survey results showing a 14 percent reduction in...

Apr 05, 2007, 01:00 ET

Supreme Court Ruling on Greenhouse Gases Reinforces Need to Consider Lightweighting to Curb Auto Emissions

WASHINGTON, April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reacting to this week's Supreme Court ruling that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can...

Mar 29, 2006, 00:00 ET

New CAFE Structure Will Benefit Consumers With Better Fuel Economy, Safety and Environmental Performance, Aluminum Industry Says

WASHINGTON, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a new rule to create size-based standards...

Mar 22, 2006, 00:00 ET

Habitat for Humanity Affiliates Promote Aluminum Recycling Programs to Compete for Grants

ARLINGTON, Va., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In communities across the country, Habitat for Humanity (HFH) affiliates are recycling aluminum cans to...

Mar 07, 2006, 00:00 ET

Aluminum Surpasses Iron as Second Most Used Automotive Material Worldwide

DETROIT, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Global aluminum use in automotive applications continues to grow, according to a new report commissioned by The...

Feb 24, 2006, 00:00 ET

U.S. Transportation Secretary Mineta Touts Aluminum Benefits to Boost Automotive Fuel Economy

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In a visit yesterday to the Livonia, Mich. headquarters of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., U.S....

Nov 17, 2005, 00:00 ET

Aluminum Can Recycling Program Helps Hurricane Katrina-Affected Family Raise Walls on First Peoria-Area House

PEORIA, Ill., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Habitat for Humanity Greater Peoria will raise the walls of the first area home to be built from...

Sep 23, 2005, 01:00 ET

Habitat for Humanity Affiliates Knock the 'Recycling Double Play' Out of the Park

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising to the challenge of the Cans for Habitat program's "Recycling Double Play" promotion, Habitat...

May 20, 2005, 01:00 ET
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Aluminum Beverage Can Recycling Rate Rising; First Time Since 1997

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries...

Jun 01, 2004, 01:00 ET

Recycling Partnership Between Habitat for Humanity and the Aluminum Association Makes the American Dream a Reality, One Can at a Time

WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- This June, in honor of Homeownership Month, Americans can do their part to help ease the strain on millions...

Mar 24, 2004, 00:00 ET

L.A. Students Top Detroit in Auto Aluminum Design Challenge

DETROIT, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Art Center College of Design, located in Pasadena, CA, earned first prize for best design in the inaugural...

Mar 24, 2004, 00:00 ET

Auto Aluminum Design Challenge Announces Winners

DETROIT, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The winning designs from the inaugural Auto Aluminum Design Challenge, sponsored by The Aluminum Association,...

Aug 19, 2003, 01:00 ET

Premier Automotive Design School Students to Compete in Automotive Aluminum Design Challenge

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- From the famed 18th green at the 53rd annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, aluminum industry...

Mar 05, 2003, 00:00 ET

Aluminum Technologies Offer SUVs Safety and Fuel Economy, SAE World Congress Papers Confirm

DETROIT, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Achieving weight reduction through greater aluminum use for a sport utility vehicle (SUV) creates a safe and...

Feb 28, 2003, 00:00 ET

Five Habitat for Humanity Affiliates Recycle More Than 148,000 Pounds of Aluminum Cans

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A little friendly competition recently produced big results for Habitat for Humanity affiliates across the...

Dec 11, 2002, 00:00 ET

Aluminum Shows up Strong in Car and Driver's 10Best List

DETROIT, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2003 Car and Driver magazine "10Best" list of passenger cars sold in America has some of the hottest cars...

Dec 02, 2002, 00:00 ET

James Bond Cars Shine With Aluminum

DETROIT, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- His number, 007, is known only to His Majesty's Secret Service. But the driving force behind his super cars, 13...

Nov 20, 2002, 00:00 ET

Aluminum Association's Dr. Klimisch Bestowed International Honor For Lifelong Automotive Achievements

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard L. Klimisch, Vice President of The Aluminum Association, Inc., earned an...

Oct 23, 2002, 01:00 ET

Jaguar, BMW, GM and Aluminum Execs Address Advances in Automotive Aluminum Design

LIVONIA, Mich., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in North America, Jaguar today exhibited the aluminum "body-in-white" for its new...