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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...

Sep 26, 2002, 01:00 ET

Aluminum Lights Up the Paris Auto Show

DETROIT, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- "Leading automakers like Jaguar, Audi and Saab are using the Paris Auto Show to spotlight aluminum in their...

Jun 27, 2002, 01:00 ET

Arizona Town Saves All Their Cans - Habitat Home Built from the Proceeds

YUMA, Ariz., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- When a group of 80 retirees began meeting every Tuesday to help recycle aluminum cans, they never dreamed...

May 02, 2002, 01:00 ET

Is an Aluminum Car in Your Future? Automakers Opting for More Aluminum, New Report From The Aluminum Association Confirms

DETROIT, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With a 4,000 pound aluminum-bodied luxury sedan perched atop 12-ounce aluminum beverage cans as the backdrop,...

Mar 21, 2002, 00:00 ET

The Aluminum Association Launches New Auto Aluminum Web Site

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Bill Murray comedy classic Stripes, Sgt. Hulka told a young recruit to "Lighten up, Francis."...

Jan 11, 2002, 00:00 ET

Building a Better Car With High Performance Aluminum - Special Insert in Today's USA Today

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- What do the U.S. military's Humvee, the space shuttle, the rugged truck in the hit movie Lara Croft...

Jan 08, 2002, 00:00 ET

What Do NAIAS's Car and Truck of the Year Have in Common? Aluminum Performance

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2002 Nissan Altima and 2002 Chevy Trailblazer, the Car and Truck of the Year selected at this...

Oct 25, 2001, 01:00 ET

Americans Look to Recycling as Easy Way to Give to Deserving Charities

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are looking for a quick and easy way to give to a deserving charity -- a way that requires no money...

Oct 24, 2001, 01:00 ET

From Harley Hogs and Family Cars to Army Trucks and Postal Vehicles - Aluminum Delivers the Performance Advantage

LIVONIA, Mich., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Meeting just outside Detroit today, aluminum industry officials and nearly five hundred top automotive...

Aug 08, 2001, 01:00 ET

Aluminum Use Hits Record High in Autos and Light Trucks

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Aluminum content in MY 2002 vehicles will reach an all-time high, according to a recent industry...

Jun 14, 2001, 01:00 ET

From Boosting Gas Mileage to Fighting Global Warming, College Engineers Demonstrate Auto Aluminum's Performance Advantages

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Against the backdrop of rising gas prices and continued focus on global warming, automakers today are working...

Mar 06, 2001, 00:00 ET

Automotive Aluminum's Performance Advantages to Be Highlighted At SAE's World Congress & Exposition in Detroit

DETROIT, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- From across the globe, materials experts from the auto and aluminum industries, as well as from academia, will...

Dec 18, 2000, 00:00 ET

Skillingberg Named Aluminum Association's Vice President, Technology

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael H. Skillingberg has been named vice president, technology of The Aluminum Association in an...

Dec 14, 2000, 00:00 ET

Bahrain-Based Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill Company Joins The Aluminum Association

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill Company (GARMCO) was approved for membership by The Aluminum Association's Board...

Oct 25, 2000, 01:00 ET

Aluminum Recycling Breakthrough Means Potential Boon for Automakers; Laser Separates Aluminum by Alloy, Increases Scrap Value

DETROIT, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A new recycling process using advanced lasers to improve automotive scrap sorting can help bring even more...

Oct 17, 2000, 01:00 ET

Aluminum Association to Admit Non-U.S. Members

CHICAGO, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aluminum Association announced today it will permit non-U.S. headquartered firms, regardless of U.S....

Oct 17, 2000, 01:00 ET

Aluminum Association to Meet in New York in 2001

CHICAGO, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aluminum Association announced today it will hold its Spring Meeting May 17-18, 2001 in New York City at the...

Oct 17, 2000, 01:00 ET

Former Reynolds Executive George Hsu Honored for Service to Aluminum Industry

CHICAGO, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- George C. Hsu, former supervisor of corporate engineering standards for Reynolds Metals Company, was honored...