Growing demand for next-generation vehicles in the automotive industry
Sharply rising energy costs and increasing CO2 levels have led to greater environmental awareness as regards automobiles. As a result, worldwide demand for next-generation vehicles such as hybrid cars and EVs is on the rise.
In 2012, next-generation vehicles accounted for about 2% of the total automotive market. However, by 2030 this number is expected to increase nearly sevenfold to over 10%.
Worldwide Market for Next-Generation Vehicles (HVs, PHVs, EVs)
Trust UACJ Foil for vital, battery-related automotive products.
Batteries are an important element of next-generation vehicles. UACJ Foil contributes to more powerful, higher capacity automotive batteries through products that increase battery capacity, such as aluminum and copper foil for lithium-ion batteries and foil for electrolytic capacitors for double layer capacitors of regenerative braking system.
1 Aluminum electrolytic capacitors
These capacitors require high capacity. Thanks to sophisticated production technologies and strict quality controls, our high-quality capacitor foil makes this possible. UACJ Foil holds the top market share in cathode foils.
2Cathode and anode foil for lithium-ion batteries
Boasting aluminum and copper foil technologies, UACJ Foil is the only Japanese manufacturer that produces both cathode and anode foils for lithium-ion batteries. Our high-quality aluminum foils are utilized by numerous manufacturers worldwide, and claim a large share of the global market.