Calif. law may indirectly benefit aluminum makers


By Carole Vaporean NEW YORK, July 23 (Reuters) - Aluminum producers may benefit from a new California auto emissions law, but industry experts said rewards would not come for several years and not directly from California's move but from indirect pressure on automakers to lighten vehicle weight by using light-weight metals. "The whole purpose of this (law), I believe, is to put presure on both the car companies and the federal government to pass a higher fuel economy standard. That will ...

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