Job One: Safety

Every aluminum-bodied car and truck ever crash tested by federal regulators earned a 5-Star safety rating.



(Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)

JOB ONE: Safety

Automotive Aluminum Joining Manual

Free download: An essential reference for automotive designers and engineers as use of aluminum alloys in high-volume vehicles is expected to accelerate rapidly.

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Automotive Aluminum Joining Manual

Military Grade Aluminum Proves Its Mettle

The U.S. military trusts aluminum’s durability to protect our troops as they navigate the most unforgiving environments – consumers can expect the same in their cars, SUVs and pickups.

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Military Grade Aluminum Proves Its Mettle

Aluminum's Environmental Superiority

Aluminum offers the smallest total carbon footprint among competing materials according to separate studies conducted by DOE's Oakridge National Laboratory and Ford Motor Company.

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Aluminum's Environmental Superiority

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Rolls-Royce Underpins All Future Models with Aluminum Space-Frame

Rolls Royce recently announced it has started testing its new aluminum space-frame architecture, which the brand states, "will underpin all future Rolls-Royce model lines" and arrive in market in early 2018.

New 2017 Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet Drops Weight with Help of Lightweight Aluminum Alloys

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its new 2017 Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet during the North American International Auto Show earlier this month. According to the company press release, "...the outside skin, the front section and the rear section [employ] aluminum." With the help of lightweight aluminum alloys, the brand's new convertible flagship shaved a substantial amount of weight while maintaining the same torsional rigidity level as coupe variants.

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