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Aug 15, 2011, 12:18 ET

New EPA/NHTSA Heavy Truck Regs Tout Aluminum as the #1 Material to Boost Fuel Economy and Cut Emissions

New commercial vehicle fuel economy regulations announced by the Obama Administration and embraced by truck and engine manufacturers, as well as by...

Aug 04, 2011, 17:01 ET

Aluminum Association Applauds New York Law to Encourage Sale of Aluminum Bottles

The Aluminum Association today applauded the New York State Legislature on its passage of a bill that will permit the sale of aluminum bottles in...

Jul 27, 2011, 10:44 ET

Aluminum Association Announces Recycled Aluminum-Inspired Photo Scavenger Hunt

Prizes Include Aluminum Backed iPad 2, Kindle 2, and iPod Nano The Aluminum Association is proud to announce its first photo scavenger hunt...

Jun 16, 2010, 10:49 ET

Automotive Aluminum Offers Greater Weight Reduction Potential Than Steel While Retaining Strength, New Study Confirms

Using aluminum in key automotive components can safely reduce vehicle weight by as much as 40 percent, compared to only 11 percent for...

Apr 01, 2010, 14:43 ET

Lightweighting Solutions Key to Helping Meet Tough New Fuel Economy Standards, Aluminum Industry Says

In response to the signing of the final fuel economy standards and greenhouse gas emissions rules by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the...

Oct 20, 2009, 13:45 ET

Aluminum Use in Electric Vehicles will Reduce High Cost of Battery Power for Plug-Ins and Hybrids, New Study Confirms

Opting for high-strength, low-weight aluminum over heavier steel structures for plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles can cut vehicle...

Mar 27, 2009, 13:51 ET

Powertrain Advances and Weight Reduction Both Critical to Meeting New CAFE Regs, Aluminum Industry Says

Today, the Obama administration announced new regulations for Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) levels for passenger cars and light trucks,...

Mar 19, 2009, 10:28 ET

Automotive Aluminum Use Reaches All-Time High In 2009

New Study Confirms Automakers Continue To Innovate With Lightweight Material - Aluminum content reaches an all-time high at 8.6 percent of...

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...