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  • 1. Randall SchepsChairman, The Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 2. 40 Years of Uninterrupted Growth 600 2025: 550 lbsPounds per Vehicle 500 2012: 343 lbs 400 300 200 100 0 1975 1985 1995 2005 2015 2025 The trend line continues to be supported by new aluminum applications Source: Ducker Worldwide 2011 AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 3. Powertrain & Wheels Led Past Growth Wheels 790 Transmissions 785 Cylinder Blocks 636 Cylinder Heads 588 Heat Transfer 516 Other Engine 371 Brake Parts 130 Closures 126 Steering Knuckles 115 Intake Manifolds 112 Control Arms & Links 89 Transfer Cases 88 Bumpers 70 Differential Carriers 69 Other Steering 60 Engine Mounts 49 Cradles & Crossmembers 24 IP Structure 23 Drive Shafts & Yokes 14 All Other Compnents 125 Millions of Pounds Source: Ducker Worldwide 2011 AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 4. Aluminum Hoods, Trunks, Doors and Bumpers are Next 25 20Pounds per Vehicle 11 Pounds per Vehicle New Applications 8 15 (Primarily body, bumper & closure components) 4 10 12 1 11 12 10 10 5 6 8 5 3 2 3 0 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Source: Ducker Worldwide 2011 AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 5. Europe on a Similar Path Source: Ducker Worldwide 2012 AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 6. Aluminum Helps Automakers Aluminum is the one material that Audi relies on aluminum… to achieve benefits of down automotive industry professionals weighting as seen in the 2011rated as most helpful in meeting A8, such as a 25% increase in the new CAFE fuel economy body stiffness, while reducing standards… weight by up to 20%. 2011 WardsAuto/DuPont Survey Audi/ATG joint press release of Auto Industry Challenges Based on our current understanding, we believe we’re approaching the practical Plans to use more aluminum limits of the application of high- to cut vehicle weight. strength steels [in vehicle bodies]… BMW, Reuters Frank Paluch, Senior Vice President, Honda R&D Americas AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 7. Aluminum Helps Consumers Concern over Rising U.S. Gas Prices AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 8. Aluminum Is Fuel Efficient Matching smart design with powertrain advances and intensive use of aluminumVehicles downweighted reduces weight to use less fuelwith aluminum can save or battery power. fuel, thus savingconsumers money at the pump A 5 to 7 percent fuel savings can be realized for every 10 percent weight reduction by substituting lightweight aluminum for a heavier material. AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 9. Aluminum Is SustainableAluminum haslower life cycle CO2 emissionsthan steel or high strength steel Source: Magnesium Front End Research and Development Project AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 10. Aluminum Is Safe & Durable Safety Increased with Weight Reduction ELU Scenarios 100 27% 28% 85.9 Downweighting is 80necessary to meet 63.0 61.8demands without 60 Other Car ELUsacrificing safety 40 Driver or functionality 20 0 Baseline Added Length Reduced Weight Baseline Weight Baseline Length Adding crush space without adding weight improves safety 27% Source: Dynamic Research, Inc. (DRI) AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 11. Aluminum Is Safe & Durable AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 12. Aluminum Is High PerformingCars made lighter with aluminum canaccelerate fasterand brake quicker than their heavier counterparts Acura NSX Mercedes Benz SL Jaguar XJ Audi A8 AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 13. Lighter vehicles are less Aluminum Is Cost Effectiveexpensive for Secondary Weight Savings Adds Valueconsumers to (Mass and Cost Savings by Component)own and operate Secondary Source: IBIS Associates AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 14. Aluminum Is Cost Effective Downweighting: Cost Benefit of Fuel Saving Technologies12.0%10.0% Mass+Secondary 8.0% Better 6.0% Cylinder Deact on SOHC Mass Reduction Aero Drag Dred. Turbo 4.0% VVT-ICP Improved Auto Trans Engine Friction Reduction EGR Boost Combustion Restart Cylinder Deact. On OHV Electric Power Steering Belt Mounted BMISG VVT - CCP on OHV 2.0% DVVL on DOHC Low Drag Brakes 6/7/8 speed Auto Trans Electric Power Steering Engine Friction Reduction 0.0% $- $100.00 $200.00 $300.00 $400.00 $500.00 $600.00 $700.00 Source: EPA/NHTSA Joint Technical Support Document – Final Rulemaking; Mass + Secondary – Alum. Association/IBIS AluminumInTransportation.org
  • 15. Conclusions• Incredible growth for aluminum in cars• Passenger vehicle bodies will no longer be dominated by a single material• The aluminum industry can and will increase capacity to support an aluminum intensive fleet in 2017-2025• High volume aluminum-intensive vehicles will be in showrooms in the next 5 years The aluminum revolution in cars continues to roll! AluminumInTransportation.org

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