Webinar: Aluminum Vehicle Content Surge

Technical webinar, in partnership with WardsAuto, to detail new research from Ducker Worldwide forecasting growth surge for aluminum vehicle content.

 

What's Next? Unprecedented Aluminum Growth as Multi-Material Vehicles Ascend

Automakers will continue to increase the adoption
of aluminum in new car and truck construction
at a faster pace than any time in history.

 

Infinite Possibilities

Automotive Aluminum Recycling Rate
Higher Than 90 percent, New Study Confirms.

 

Among the Very Safest
on the Road

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

 

Environmental Superiority

Automotive aluminum offers the smallest total
carbon footprint among competing materials.

 

Aluminum
Joining Manual

Essential reference manual details range
of available production processes for
joining aluminum in automotive applications.

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Safety

Every aluminum-bodied vehicle crash tested by federal regulators earned a 5-star safety rating.

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Durability

The U.S. military trusts high-strength aluminum in combat vehicles like the Humvee.

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Sustainability

Aluminum offers the smallest total carbon footprint among all competing materials.

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Efficiency

Reducing weight with aluminum can increase fuel economy and electric vehicle driving range.

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Performance

Aluminum can help vehicles accelerate faster, brake in shorter distances and handle better.

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Cost Effectiveness

Using aluminum to reduce weight can be a catalyst for cost savings throughout the entire vehicle.

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Aluminum-Bodied Vehicles Earn Highest Possible Safety Rating from Federal Regulators

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The 2018 Lincoln Navigator and 2018 Ford Expedition prove safety comes standard when you drive aluminum. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration awarded the redesigned Ford Expedition and the Lincoln Navigator perfect five-star overall crash ratings. Ford and Lincoln each attribute their perfect safety ratings, in part, to the vehicles’ aluminum bodies.
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Technical Analysis: Aluminum Hood Corrosion and Hem Conditions

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A new paper from the Aluminum Association examines a painted aluminum hood sample taken from a vehicle, types of corrosion and their cause. Read this report to learn preventative measures for corrosion through durability tests and read more from ​Repairer Driven News for lessons for OEMs and repair shops.

Download “Analysis of Painted Aluminum Hood and Associated Corrosion at Hem” from the Research & Resources page at DriveAluminum.org.
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Ford F-Series on record sales pace, despite hurdles: https://t.co/f4UHInnh9d via @Automotive_News

"Big, bold and fully updated" - the 2018 @Ford #Expedition now has an #aluminum body. Read the full review by @BragmansWorld posted in @USAToday here: https://t.co/jx6xVVqqH6

Best-selling vehicle in 22 out of 50 states in the U.S. - another notch in the belt of the @Ford #F150! #AluminumAdvantage https://t.co/G89DaIIZG6

.@Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel nets 30 mpg on the highway thanks to the inclusion of aluminum materials within the truck.

 

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