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.

Go Further with Aluminum

By now, most of you have heard about the big changes coming from the auto industry as carmakers move to military-grade aluminum alloys to achieve massive fuel efficiency gains. What’s gotten somewhat less attention is another major innovation coming from the aluminum industry that could move electric cars into the mainstream.

Driving Modern Manufacturing

Since 2013, Aluminum Association member companies have announced or completed U.S. plant expansion investment totaling more than $2.2 billion and creating more than 1,000 permanent American manufacturing jobs.

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