Hydro: Aluminium in front at IAA 2009

Hydro supplies the aluminium content pictured above for several BMW models, including the new "small"  Rolls-Royce.

Hydro supplies this aluminium content for several BMW models, including the new "small" Rolls-Royce.

Most of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers are unveiling their newest models at the International Motor Show 2009 in Frankfurt. Hydro is right in front, delivering lightweight aluminium components and systems to many of these models.

Among the debuts at this year’s exhibition are world premieres from Audi, BMW, Opel, Peugeot and Renault. Ten of the models from these carmakers alone have been built with aluminium components and systems from Hydro.

“It is positive to see the development in the new models and the growing amount of lightweight aluminium components and systems within them,” says Salvador Biosca, who leads Hydro’s automotive activities in the area of extruded aluminium.

“We are committed to our customers in the automotive industry and are busy working on the next group of project launches.”

Hydro is the leading supplier of aluminium applications to the automotive industry and a technological leader in several fields: crash management, heat exchange tubing, powertrain and suspension parts. The company delivers to OEMs as well as to tier suppliers in the industry. Its product range covers rolled aluminium – strip and sheet – and extruded aluminium solutions, depending on the application.

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