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Automotive Press Release : 17 May 2018

Goodyear Presents New Tire Technology Designed to Advance the Performance of Electric Vehicles Automotive—17 May 18

Goodyear offered a sneak peek during the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show of its EfficientGrip Performance with Electric Drive Technology, a prototype tire for the growing electric vehicle market that will be on the road by 2019 in Europe. Goodyear

Growth of New Energy Vehicles Puts Demand for Aluminium Alloy on Fast Track, Aluminium China 2018 in Shanghai, from 11-13 July Automotive—17 May 18

SHANGHAI--17 May--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

The growing use of lightweight materials for the new energy vehicles is driving demand for aluminium alloy in China and around the world. At the last Auto China show alone, leading brands showcased 174 new energy models and it is predicted by 2020, the number of new energy vehicles in China will reach 2 million. This rapid growth in both production and sales is underpinned by government policies and high market demand.

Aluminium China 2018 in Shanghai, from 11-13 July, will offer a major international platform for the growing range of new lightweight materials and production solutions. In particular, the event will highlight the vital role of aluminium in the future of the new energy automotive industry.

32 new energy auto-related policies were launched in China in 2017. The policy of tax rebates for consumers who buy new energy vehicles is to be extended for another three years. Furthermore, China's 'Made in China 2025' strategy puts new energy vehicles at the center of its vision of the future, committing to, "support electric and fuel cell automobile development; encourage low carbon emission technologies and smart auto technologies."

Lightweight design, together with electrical drive engineering and smart technologies will define the new energy auto industry in the next ten