Aluminum Industry Requests Regulatory Certainty from EPA Regulators During Public Hearing

Today, Ganesh Panneer, chairman of the Aluminum Association Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) and vice president and general manager of automotive at Novelis, testified on behalf of the aluminum industry before the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during a public hearing held in Washington, D.C.  

Unprecedented Growth Expected for Automotive Aluminum as Multi-Material Vehicles Ascend, New Survey of Automakers Says

DETROIT, MI – Over the next decade, automakers will continue to increase the adoption of high-strength, low weight aluminum in new car and truck construction at a faster pace than any time in history. Total aluminum content is expected to grow from 397 pounds per vehicle (PPV) in 2015 to 565 PPV by 2028, representing 16 percent of total vehicle weight, according to a survey of automakers conducted by Ducker Worldwide reaffirming continued market share growth for aluminum into high-volume vehicles.

The Aluminum Association Responds to Reopened Midterm Review on Light-Duty Vehicle Fuel Economy and Co2 Emissions

ARLINGTON, VA -- The Aluminum Association looks forward to working with President Trump and his administration on the review of light-duty vehicle fuel economy and emissions regulations for model years 2022-2025. Aluminum is the second-most used material in vehicles today and a key technology for automakers looking to continue to improve vehicle fuel economy safely and affordably. 

The Aluminum Transportation Group Announces New Leadership

The Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) today announces its new Chairman John Thomas, global marketing manager of automotive at Alcoa. Ganesh Panneer, vice president and general manager of automotive, North America, Novelis, assumes the role of ATG vice chairman.

New Truck Rule Recognizes Aluminum as Mass Reduction Solution to Boost Fleet Fuel Economy

New regulations that will boost the fuel economy of the nation’s medium and heavy-duty truck vehicle fleet recognize the importance of mass reduction technologies such as aluminum to help reach these goals.

Aluminum Industry Reacts to New Heavy-Duty Truck Fuel Economy Standards Proposed by EPA

ARLINGTON, VA -- On June 19, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed new regulations to cut greenhouse gas emissions from heavy-duty trucks, requiring that fleet fuel economy increase up to 24 percent by 2027.

While these proposed rules will first enter public comment period before the final version is likely released sometime in 2016, the aluminum industry is poised to assist its transportation customer base in meeting these new standards.

Department of Energy Recognizes Advantages of Aluminum Through $259 Million Conditional Loan

The Aluminum Association applauded action by the Department of Energy providing a conditional loan of $259 million to Alcoa to support its automotive expansion in Alcoa, TN and the development of advanced vehicle technologies. 

2015 Automotive Aluminum Joining Manual

Aluminum joining manual is a technical reference discussing joining aluminum components.

New Study Projects Major Aluminum Growth In Auto | EPA Proposes 30 Percent GHG Reduction

New study projects major growth for automotive aluminum into high-volume vehicles. Newly redesigned Aluminum Association website wins award. Environmental Protection Agency proposes 30 percent reduction in Greenhouse Gas emissions.

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