New: 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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New: Automotive Aluminum Joining Manual

NAIAS | Ford's Aluminum Bodied
F-150 Wins Top Honor

Announced at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, Ford's aluminum bodied F-150 wins North American Truck/Utility of the Year.

NAIAS | Ford's Aluminum Bodied F-150 Wins Top Honor

Study: Accelerating Aluminum Growth

By 2025, more than 75% of pickup trucks, and 20% of SUVs and large sedans produced in North America will be aluminum-bodied.

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Accelerating Aluminum

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 Superior in Losing Weight, Boosting MPG

A new study shows that an all-aluminum vehicle can shed more than 40% body mass & boost fuel economy by 18% when combined with other design changes.

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Aluminum Superior in losing weight, boosting MPG

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Carbon core: 2016 BMW 7-series gets carbon-fiber implants

Autoweek highlights how BMW’s weight-shaving strategy combines carbon fiber, aluminum and steel on their 2016 7-Series sedan. These lightweighting efforts will help with handling, and are projected to save roughly 285 pounds in weight.

Why Ford Reinvented the Best-Selling Vehicle in America

Popular Mechanics takes a look inside a sprawling Iowan aluminum plant where the body of America’s best-selling truck is made, and discovers why Ford decided to reinvent the F-150.

All-Aluminum Ford F-150 Earns Top Safety Rating

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the SuperCrew edition of the F-150 a five-star safety rating.

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