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North America Has Big Appetite for Automotive Aluminum Alloy 

Industry News 01:41:35PM Jul 20, 2017 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jul. 20 (SMM) –United Aluminum Company of Japan (UACJ) highlighted aluminum alloy’s role in making cars lighter during the China International Aluminum Fabrication Forum.   

China is the world’s biggest automobile market, UACJ said. Global automobile production reached around 95 million units in 2016, with China taking up nearly 30% of total.    

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In Japan, many carmakers use aluminum alloy materials in engines, car doors, trunks, etc. Despite no increase in automobile production, aluminum use per vehicle keeping increasing. Aluminum use per vehicle has reached 170 kg. 

In Europe, many car models use aluminum alloy. Some car models even use all-aluminum car body. 

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In North America, aluminum demand from car body alone will reach almost 1 million tonnes in 2017, and the figure will exceed 1.5 million tonnes by 2020, UACJ estimates.   

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North America Has Big Appetite for Automotive Aluminum Alloy 

Industry News 01:41:35PM Jul 20, 2017 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jul. 20 (SMM) –United Aluminum Company of Japan (UACJ) highlighted aluminum alloy’s role in making cars lighter during the China International Aluminum Fabrication Forum.   

China is the world’s biggest automobile market, UACJ said. Global automobile production reached around 95 million units in 2016, with China taking up nearly 30% of total.    

China Automotive Aluminum Consumption Way Below Forecast

In Japan, many carmakers use aluminum alloy materials in engines, car doors, trunks, etc. Despite no increase in automobile production, aluminum use per vehicle keeping increasing. Aluminum use per vehicle has reached 170 kg. 

In Europe, many car models use aluminum alloy. Some car models even use all-aluminum car body. 

Aluminum Demand Grows in US and Canada in May

In North America, aluminum demand from car body alone will reach almost 1 million tonnes in 2017, and the figure will exceed 1.5 million tonnes by 2020, UACJ estimates.   

The article is edited by SMM and is provided for information purpose only. SMM assumes no liability and does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or completeness of information contained or quoted in the article, either express or implied. SMM further disclaims any liability for losses in connection with the information contained or quoted in the article.

For news cooperation, please contact us by email: sallyzhang@smm.cn or service.en@smm.cn.