15 Apr 2021

The average car weighs about 1300 kg. If there were no commercial limitations and as much aluminium as possible was used, it would weigh only 775 kg. Lowering automobile weight by 100 kg will equate to lower emissions of 9 grams CO2/km. 100 kg less weight of car saves 0.35 liters of fuels per 100 km. Aluminium has  been used in the automotive industry practically from day one, but the...

Aluminium, Making Vehicles Lighter, Faster and More Efficient
15 Apr 2021

The Electrical Vehicle (EV) industry is witnessing rapid growth globally, with potential CAGR of 40-45% from 2020-2027. Nearly 10 million EVs were on road globally by the end of 2020, which is an increase from just 17,000 in 2010. This is being accelerated on the back of declining cost of EV technology, push for sustainable transportation as well as surging investments in charging infrastructure in urban spaces and lower cost...

Aluminium, Electrifying The Future of Mobility
15 Apr 2021

Looking at the promise of the auto market and its import dependency, we decided to tap into the opportunity and develop indigenous capabilities to meet that demand. Backed by deep R&D and innovation, Vedanta Aluminium was the first in India to supply PFA (primary foundry alloys) to the domestic auto sector for manufacture of alloy wheels. Until we did so, the country’s entire PFA demand was being met through imports,...

Vedanta Aluminium, Making Domestic Automotive Industry Self-Reliant