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Aluminum for the automotive industry – Lighter, safer and recyclable vehicles

Using aluminum in cars and vehicles promotes emission reduction and weight saving without compromising safety. The complete recyclability of aluminum also means that single-use materials can be avoided, contributing to a greener future for the automotive industry.

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Aluminum components for all vehicles

We design and manufacture aluminum components and produce semis for passenger cars and commercial vehicles.

Components and systems include body applications, roof rails, seat tracks and seating components, finished trim, structural parts, fuel systems and engine products, safety parts, radiators, structural components, brake lines, air coolers, battery boxes, tubing for heat exchangers, foundry alloys, sheet and extrusions for further processing and more.

Your aluminum partner

We offer you unmatched R&D knowledge, including high-strength alloy development, with applied manufacturing skills in bending, machining, joining, surface treatment and assembly. Our high-precision semis guarantee efficiency and performance in your manufacturing processes and in the car.

We work with OEMs and top-tier suppliers in North America, Europe, and Asia. We serve as consulting engineers and as your manufacturing partner, utilizing aluminum extrusion and rolling technologies in structural and heat transfer applications.

As the automotive industry is replacing steel and copper with aluminum, we are your partner.

Hydros commitment to Research & Development

Hydro offers unmatched Research & Development knowledge in the field of aluminium automotive design. This includes high-strength aluminium alloy development, as well as applied manufacturing skills in bending, machining, joining, surface treatment and assembly.

Our high-precision semis guarantee efficiency and performance in your manufacturing processes and in the car.

We work with OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) globally to promote, distribute and design class-leading aluminium products in the automotive sector.

We serve as consulting engineers and as your manufacturing partner, utilizing aluminium extrusion and aluminium rolling technologies in structural and heat transfer applications.

As the automotive industry is replacing steel and copper with aluminium, Hydro is your partner for any aluminium part or automotive component.

Low carbon, 'Greener' aluminium products

Hydro CIRCAL recycled aluminium could make your vehicles greener credentials even greater – made from 75% recycled aluminium, Hydro CIRCAL aluminium provides a sustainable alternative to traditional materials and traditional aluminium. Read more about Hydro CIRCAL recycled aluminium

Hydro REDUXA low-carbon aluminium is extremely energy efficient to produce, promoting sustainable materials and design. Stereotypically, the automotive industry is very energy intensive and polluting. Hydro REDUXA low-carbon aluminium provides a greener alternative. Read more about Hydro REDUXA low-carbon aluminium

Why aluminum in cars

  • Aluminum is light, strong and has excellent energy absorption properties
  • Choosing aluminum means lighter cars with lower fuel consumption and less emissions
  • Aluminum makes cars safer, enables design for disassembly and is 100 percent recyclable