The role of aluminium
Aluminium is currently the second most used metal in vehicles, a clear indication of the metal’s growing prominence in automobile manufacturing. The automobile manufacturing sector in India is set to reach USD 200 billion by 2026 with the incorporation of electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles and others. This green metal has been dominating the auto components market for more than a decade now. It is lighter than steel, offering a significant reduction in fuel consumption and therefore, carbon emissions. Every kilogram of aluminium used in a car reduces the overall weight of the vehicle by one kilogram. The average car weighs about 1300 kg. If there were no commercial limitations and as much aluminium as possible was used, it would weigh only 775 kg thus reducing its fuel consumption significantly.
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