Focus alternative drives – Diehl Metall’s new persepective on cars

Diehl Metall

Ensuring the prospective competitiveness on the automotive market, Diehl Metall develops innovative solutions for alternative drives.

According to a new rule designed by the European Parliament the CO2 emissions of cars should be limited by 2020. In this context the increasing scarcity of fossil fuels plays an important role as well. Therefore the issue sustainability seems more relevant than ever and thus, increasing the demand to sustainable mobility.  

Materials and product solutions by Diehl Metall have been contributing to mobility for many years. Concerning the latest developments new materials and parts for achieving resource-saving downsizing strategies and alternative drives are focused.  

Thus, Diehl Metall develops and produces materials and semi-finished parts (strip) made of copper alloys that are needed for the electrification of drive trains and the bonding of battery cells. These cell and module connectors are already being used by a German OEM. Due to the innovative module strategy, these components may be adapted to different electric models.  

Diehl Metall copes with the trend of alternative drives and drives forward future-oriented technologies. Thus, the company contributes to a sustainable mobility of the future.

Diehl Metall – as Corporate Division of the Diehl Group founded in 1902 (Sales: 2,905.0 m. Euro, Employees: 14,520) – strengthened its excellent position on the global markets in the last few decades. The international technologie manufacturer is headquartered in Röthenbach a d Pegnitz near Nürnberg. Diehl Metall has 15 locations in Europe, Asia, South America and the USA.
Diehl Metall Messing produces rods, tubes and profiles made of over 60 different alloys delivering the products above all to customers from the heating and sanitary-equipment industry as well as from the automotive, electrical engineering and electronics industries.

Diehl Metall Schmiedetechnik produces drop-forged parts. As successful partner of the automotive industry the company is world-leading in the production of the synchronizer rings. The product portfolio comprises brass and steel synchronizer rings. Both are available with innovative friction layers.

Diehl Metal Applications (DMA) provides customized development, production and marketing if highly technical products across the entire supply chain: from copper-alloyed strip and wire, highly complex stamped parts, including Schempp+Decker Press-Fit Zones, highly selective surface finishing as well as the plating of 3D parts to metal-plastic compound systems.