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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

NioCorp works on Al-Sc alloy car parts

Working with automakers to develop stronger, lighter car parts Metal Tech News - September 28, 2023


Last updated 12/2/2023 at 7:25am

A red Jeep Wrangler EV plugged into a “powered by sunshine” charger.


Lightweight and durable aluminum-scandium auto parts could help extend the range and improve the performance of EVs.

One way to extend the range of an electric vehicle, or even get better gas mileage out of a conventional internal combustion automobile, is to lighten the load. NioCorp Developments Ltd. is working with automakers to develop strong and lightweight aluminum-scandium auto parts in the United States that will do just that.

NioCorp has been advancing a strategy to commercially produce aluminum-scan...

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