Country for PR: China
Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (China)
Thursday, May 17 2018 - 13:36
Growth of New Energy Vehicles Puts Demand for Aluminium Alloy on Fast Track, Aluminium China 2018 in Shanghai, from 11-13 July
SHANGHAI, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

The growing use of lightweight materials for the new energy vehicles is driving 
demand for aluminium alloy in China and around the world. At the last Auto 
China show alone, leading brands showcased 174 new energy models and it is 
predicted by 2020, the number of new energy vehicles in China will reach 2 
million. This rapid growth in both production and sales is underpinned by 
government policies and high market demand.

Aluminium China 2018 in Shanghai, from 11-13 July, will offer a major 
international platform for the growing range of new lightweight materials and 
production solutions. In particular, the event will highlight the vital role of 
aluminium in the future of the new energy automotive industry.

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Aluminum China highlights solutions for new energy automotive industry

32 new energy auto-related policies were launched in China in 2017. The policy 
of tax rebates for consumers who buy new energy vehicles is to be extended for 
another three years. Furthermore, China's 'Made in China 2025' strategy puts 
new energy vehicles at the center of its vision of the future, committing to, 
"support electric and fuel cell automobile development; encourage low carbon 
emission technologies and smart auto technologies."

Lightweight design, together with electrical drive engineering and smart 
technologies will define the new energy auto industry in the next ten years. 
CPCA (China Passenger Car Association) statistics show that top new energy 
brands, in terms of sales, in China include BYD, ZD, BAIC New Energy, Chery New 
Energy, and SAIC Rowe, while bus manufacturers are also joining the new energy 

"A rise in the use of aluminium for new energy automobiles is promoting 
lightweight design trends and accelerating industry growth," said Chris Zang, 
project manager of Aluminium China. "Backed by in-depth market research 
designed to understand new energy auto needs, Aluminium China will help 
businesses expand into these exciting new markets."

This year's event will feature side-events such as a 'Get to Know Automotive 
Manufacturers' program, an Auto Buyers' Exchange Day, and Thai Market Themed 
Conference. Collocated with Aluminium China this year will be Lightweight Asia 
2018, which provides more diverse material and solutions for the new energy 
auto industry.

Contact: Diana Wang  
Tel: +86-10-5933 9179

SOURCE: Aluminium China