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DuckerFrontier North American Light Vehicle Aluminum Content and Outlook (August 2020)

A new survey confirms aluminum, already the fastest growing automotive material, is expected to grow to content levels of 514 pounds per vehicle (PPV) by 2026. This latest automaker survey confirms the design evolution to multi-material vehicle construction is driving aluminum’s increased market penetration and the industry is prepared to continue investments in research and development (R&D) as demand rises.

Research Highlights

  • A survey confirmed aluminum, the fastest growing automotive material, is expected to grow to content levels of 514 pounds per vehicle by 2026. 
  • The design evolution to multi-material vehicle construction is driving aluminum’s increased market penetration. 
  • The industry is prepared to continue investments in research and development (R&D) as demand rises. 

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