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Jul 31, 2017, 12:08 ET Unprecedented Growth Expected for Automotive Aluminum as Multi-Material Vehicles Ascend, New Survey of Automakers Says

Over the next decade, automakers will continue to increase the adoption of high-strength, low weight aluminum in new car and truck construction at...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:00 ET Automotive Aluminum Recycling Rate Higher Than 90 percent, New Study Confirms

 New research from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute's (WPI) Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling confirms an overall recycling rate of...


Jul 19, 2016, 09:00 ET Aluminum Transportation Group Applauds EPA, NHTSA and CARB for Completion of Technical Assessment Report Related to 2025 Fuel Economy Standards

The following is a statement from Tom Boney, chairman of the Aluminum Association's Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) and vice president and...


Jan 29, 2015, 09:00 ET New Joining Manual Supports Rapid Growth of Aluminum in Automotive

The Aluminum Association today released a comprehensive manual that details the range of joining technologies used for the assembly of aluminum...


Jun 10, 2014, 05:00 ET Study Finds Seven Out of 10 New Pickup Trucks Produced in North America Will be Aluminum-Bodied by 2025

By 2025, more than 75 percent of all new pickup trucks produced in North America will be aluminum-bodied, according to a survey of automakers...


Mar 05, 2013, 13:43 ET Aluminum Shines in Military Vehicle Showcased on "Jay Leno's Garage"

 Aluminum played a star role this week in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage" that featured the U.S. Army's rugged Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle...


Jan 11, 2013, 13:26 ET 2013 NAIAS Models Demonstrate Aluminum Growth

 On display at this year's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is a variety of vehicles that share a key critical ingredient:...


Jun 22, 2012, 18:35 ET Tesla Model S Relies on Aluminum to Maximize Electric Vehicle's Range

As Tesla launches its new Model S sedan today, the Aluminum Association's Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) applauds its intensive use of...


Sep 07, 2011, 17:29 ET The Commissioner of Tailgating Crushes Can Record

The Aluminum Association today announced that the Commissioner of Tailgating Joe Cahn and a team of Green Bay area residents achieved the GUINNESS...


Sep 07, 2011, 10:07 ET Auto Aluminum Usage Hits All-Time High, Expected to Aggressively Accelerate, New Survey of Automakers Says

Automakers are accelerating their shift to aluminum away from other materials for new car and light truck construction, as they seek to safely and...


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...


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....


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...