Alcoa sees opportunity to add aluminum to US cars


By Carole Vaporean NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 27 (Reuters) - Aluminum makers see an automotive business opportunity in the push to cut carbon emissions, an Alcoa executive said this week. As U.S. automakers seek to make their vehicles lighter and more efficient, that opens the door for aluminum makers to add more of their metal to cars. "Lightweighting and (environmental) sustainability are firmly linked," said Misha Riveros-Jacobson, president of Alcoa Inc.'s auto and truck structures. ...

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