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Video: “Lighter vehicles with Hydro's new automotive range”

Stefan Knabben, sales director at Hydro's Flat Rolled Products plant in Grevenbroich, Germany, is enthusiastic about the idea of providing even more advanced aluminum to Europe's leading car manufacturers: “With this material, manufacturers will be able to produce more vehicles light and reduce CO2 emissions from cars in the future.”

Facts about Hydro's new automotive range

On May 4th, Hydro will unveil its new, state-of-the-art range in Grevenbroich, Germany, which will produce aluminum for parts for the automotive industry and will help lighten the weight of millions of new cars each year.

  • Production capacity: 150,000 tons per year
  • Investment: 130 million euros
  • Customers: Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW, Peugeot, Citroën and others
  • Production line: 190 meters long, 55 operators, five shifts
  • Energy efficiency: 36% lower energy consumption compared to other production lines

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