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The Automotive Industry Is Still An Important Direction For Aluminum Applications

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The Automotive Industry Is Still An Important Direction For Aluminum Applications

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Abstract: As a representative material for lightweight vehicles, aluminum has become a key selective raw material for enhancing the automotive power system and reducing the weight of the vehicle in the automotive industry. It has attracted the attention of major car companies.


Under the current new situation of social development, the automobile industry has begun to develop in the direction of new energy, light weight, intelligence and network. While ensuring safety, better experience and comfort are also favored by consumers. . As a representative material for lightweight vehicles, aluminum has become a key selective raw material for enhancing the automotive power system and reducing the weight of the vehicle in the automotive industry. It has attracted the attention of major car companies. 

As energy issues and environmental issues have become more prominent, countries have introduced many environmental tax laws to promote energy conservation and emission reduction. In 2012, China began to vigorously deepen various policies for energy conservation and emission reduction. The “Calculation Method for Average Fuel Consumption of Passenger Vehicle Enterprises” (CAFC) was officially implemented, which stipulated the regulations on the comprehensive fuel consumption of automobiles produced by various automobile manufacturers. Once the regulations were issued, a large number of new energy vehicles began to flood into the market and became the new darling of the automotive market. 

On September 9, last year, the relevant person in charge of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said that China has started the study of the exit schedule of traditional fuel vehicles. Previously, the "Long-term Development Plan for the Automotive Industry" was introduced, and it is proposed that by 2020, China's average fuel consumption requirements for new vehicles will be reduced to 5.0 liters/100 kilometers, and energy-saving automobile fuel consumption will be reduced to Below 4.5 liters/100 kilometers, commercial vehicles will be close to the international advanced level; at the same time, the national six emission standards will be implemented, the energy consumption of new energy vehicles will reach the international advanced level, and the recycling rate of automobiles will reach 95%. 

The biggest advantage of aluminum in automotive materials is its lightweight and recyclable recycling. It is reported that the average car will lose 175 liters of gasoline per year, and it can save 175 liters of gasoline per year. It can also greatly reduce carbon emissions. After reducing its own weight, the car space will increase, which can be more comfortable and safe. 

Faced with the requirements of energy saving, emission reduction and recycling, the new energy vehicles will replace the traditional fuel vehicles in the future and have gradually become the inevitable development direction recognized by consumers. The concept of “aluminum-based steel” is also guiding policy and industrial transformation in China. In the development, quietly entered the automobile industry. 

According to estimates by Exxon, in the automotive body structure, replacing the steel manufacturing structure with aluminum alloy can reduce weight by 50%. By 2025, the aluminum industry in the North American automotive industry will increase by 40% compared with 2012. Zhao Yuzhi, chief expert of materials at Chinalco Science and Technology Research Institute, said that the development of the new energy automobile industry is accelerating the application of aluminum sheets and parts for automobiles. The prelude to the lightweighting of automobiles has been opened. It is estimated that by 2020, the market for aluminum alloy sheet for automotive panel parts in China will exceed 300,000 tons, and the amount of aluminum alloy sheet will exceed 1 million tons. 

According to the relevant statistics displayed by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers in the expansion of the aluminum application high-level forum, at present, China's auto industry is in the early stage of popularization, and the number of cars for thousands of people is about 50. Under normal circumstances, the popularity will last for 12~. In 14 years or so, the average growth rate of the market was 5%~10%. Since then, when the number of cars owned by thousands of people reached 200, it marked the end of the popularization of the automobile market. The overall automobile market growth slowed down to less than 5%. The growth rate is slowly increasing, generally lasting for 10 years or 20 years; and when the number of cars for thousands of people reaches 500, the automobile market enters a saturation period. 

As can be seen from the above data, China's auto industry has at least 20 years of development, and the prospects are still broad. It is foreseeable that such a large automotive market demand will provide a rare opportunity period and “window period” for the development of aluminum. 
Under the current new situation of social development, the automobile industry has begun to develop in the direction of new energy, light weight, intelligence and network. While ensuring safety, better experience and comfort are also favored by consumers. . As a representative material for lightweight vehicles, aluminum has become a key selective raw material for enhancing the automotive power system and reducing the weight of the vehicle in the automotive industry. It has attracted the attention of major car companies. 

As energy issues and environmental issues have become more prominent, countries have introduced many environmental tax laws to promote energy conservation and emission reduction. In 2012, China began to vigorously deepen various policies for energy conservation and emission reduction. The “Calculation Method for Average Fuel Consumption of Passenger Vehicle Enterprises” (CAFC) was officially implemented, which stipulated the regulations on the comprehensive fuel consumption of automobiles produced by various automobile manufacturers. Once the regulations were issued, a large number of new energy vehicles began to flood into the market and became the new darling of the automotive market. 

On September 9, last year, the relevant person in charge of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said that China has started the study of the exit schedule of traditional fuel vehicles. Previously, the "Long-term Development Plan for the Automotive Industry" was introduced, and it is proposed that by 2020, China's average fuel consumption requirements for new vehicles will be reduced to 5.0 liters/100 kilometers, and energy-saving automobile fuel consumption will be reduced to Below 4.5 liters/100 kilometers, commercial vehicles will be close to the international advanced level; at the same time, the national six emission standards will be implemented, the energy consumption of new energy vehicles will reach the international advanced level, and the recycling rate of automobiles will reach 95%. 

The biggest advantage of aluminum in automotive materials is its lightweight and recyclable recycling. It is reported that the average car will lose 175 liters of gasoline per year, and it can save 175 liters of gasoline per year. It can also greatly reduce carbon emissions. After reducing its own weight, the car space will increase, which can be more comfortable and safe. 

Faced with the requirements of energy saving, emission reduction and recycling, the new energy vehicles will replace the traditional fuel vehicles in the future and have gradually become the inevitable development direction recognized by consumers. The concept of “aluminum-based steel” is also guiding policy and industrial transformation in China. In the development, quietly entered the automobile industry. 

According to estimates by Exxon, in the automotive body structure, replacing the steel manufacturing structure with aluminum alloy can reduce weight by 50%. By 2025, the aluminum industry in the North American automotive industry will increase by 40% compared with 2012. Zhao Yuzhi, chief expert of materials at Chinalco Science and Technology Research Institute, said that the development of the new energy automobile industry is accelerating the application of aluminum sheets and parts for automobiles. The prelude to the lightweighting of automobiles has been opened. It is estimated that by 2020, the market for aluminum alloy sheet for automotive panel parts in China will exceed 300,000 tons, and the amount of aluminum alloy sheet will exceed 1 million tons. 

According to the relevant statistics displayed by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers in the expansion of the aluminum application high-level forum, at present, China's auto industry is in the early stage of popularization, and the number of cars for thousands of people is about 50. Under normal circumstances, the popularity will last for 12~. In 14 years or so, the average growth rate of the market was 5%~10%. Since then, when the number of cars owned by thousands of people reached 200, it marked the end of the popularization of the automobile market. The overall automobile market growth slowed down to less than 5%. The growth rate is slowly increasing, generally lasting for 10 years or 20 years; and when the number of cars for thousands of people reaches 500, the automobile market enters a saturation period. 

As can be seen from the above data, China's auto industry has at least 20 years of development, and the prospects are still broad. It is foreseeable that such a large automotive market demand will provide a rare opportunity period and “window period” for the development of aluminum.