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    Official: Is this 1,000-mile EV for real? [w/video]
    Phinergy and Alcoa show off a modified Citroen C1 with two battery types 1401839700

    If the groups behind it are to be believed, this little electric vehicle could travel 1,000 miles on a single charge. Battery developer Phinergy and metal manufacturer Alcoa have teamed up to demonstrate their aluminum-air battery in a small electric vehicle at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in ...

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    Alcoa develops lightweight frame for military vehicles; claims 7 percent boost in fuel economy

    Alcoa Defense has created a welded aluminum spaceframe for the U.S. Army's Fuel-Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator (FED) that's claimed to reduce weight by up to ten percent and slash fuel consumption by six percent over comparably sized, steel-framed vehicles that see combat use. Of course, a ...

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    Take off the cinder blocks: Chevy Volt gets Alcoa aluminum wheels

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    See, the Volt program is indeed moving forward. At the very least, we now know what wheels the Volt will sport when (fingers crossed) it goes on sale in late 2010. Alcoa Automotive Wheels announced this week that GM has picked its forged aluminum ...

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    Alcoa capturing carbon from aluminium plants in Austraila

    Alcoa, one of the biggest aluminium-producing companies in the world has launched a new carbon capture program at their Kwinana factory, in Australia. Bauxite residue is a mixture of minerals that are left behind when alumina is removed from bauxite. Although it is thoroughly washed, the residue ...


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