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Rolls Royce unveils Phantom 2018 with all-new aluminium architecture /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Rolls-Royce has unveiled its new Phantom 2018 at an event in London’s Mayfair. The company said the new model is the “most technologically-advanced Rolls-Royce ever”. The Phantom comes with all-aluminium spaceframe chassis.  The Phantom 2018 will go on sale ...

Mercedes Benz’s India electric car venture may bring cheer to domestic aluminium part makers /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

After Tesla it is turn now for the luxe car maker Mercedes Benz to turn to India for setting up its next electric car manufacturing base. The German automaker has approached Indian government to consider offering incentives on electric car manufacturing till the time local output ...

Skill India: Yamaha Motor’s new training centre officially opens its doors in Chennai /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Leading Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer Yamaha Motor has opened a motor parts manufacturing and assembly training school in India. The opening ceremony of the institute named Yamaha Motor NTTF Training Centre (YNTC) was held last Friday, July 21, at the company’s Chennai ...

Liberty House Group acquires UK manufacturer of cast aluminium engine /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

A steel giant Liberty House Group, headed by businessman Sanjeev Gupta, has acquired a manufacturer of cast aluminium engine and vehicle components in a rescue deal that helps save the jobs of around 550 workers. The Group has bought the trade and assets of Amtek Aluminium Casti ...

Indian auto parts maker to supply aluminium die-casting parts for Tesla’s wiper systems /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Gurgaon-based auto component supplier Sandhar Technologies has been selected to supply two wiper system parts for Tesla Model 3. Recently, Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla Motors twitted that “Production unit 1 of Model 3 is now built and going through final checkout.” The new ...

‘India is one of the more exciting markets for Volvo’ - Helene Mellquist, SVP, Volvo Trucks Intl. /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Volvo Trucks, one of the world's largest truck brands and user of aluminium for vehicle manufacturing, believes market is finally looking up for them in the medium and heavy commercial vehicle segments in India. The company having more than 50 per cent share in the country’ ...

Indian pilot builds indigenous aircraft from aluminium alloy; waiting for flying permission /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Thrust Aircraft Private Limited is a unique venture was started by a self-motivated entrepreneur Capt. Amol Shivaji Yadav. He is a Deputy Chief Pilot by profession and has been working on building indigenous aircraft for past 17 years. Amol Yadav assembled his first aircraft by ...

MHI to supply 66 all-aluminium-alloy carriages for "Astram Line" in Hiroshima /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order from Hiroshima Rapid Transit Co., Ltd. for 66 all-aluminium-alloy carriages (11 trains) that will be used on the Hiroshima New Transit Line 1. Known as the "Astram Line," this Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) system co ...

Demand up for aluminium in European car industry –Automotive MMI rises in June /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index for European market rebounded from a dip in May to move up in June this year, revealed a recent analysis by MetalMiner analyst Fouad Egbaria. This is in contrast with the total car sales number that witnessed a drop in some European markets, in ...

Royal Huisman starts construction of the world’s largest aluminium yacht /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The construction of the world’s largest aluminium yacht Project RH400 that will measure 81 metres LOA, has started at Royal Huisman’s facilities in Vollenhove. This project is a joint venture by Royal Huisman, Dykstra Naval Architects, designer Mark Whiteley and Bart ...