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

Aluminum Bodied Ford F-150 Earns 5-Star Crash Test Rating

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the 2015 F-150 a five-star safety rating – the highest possible safety designation awarded.

Aluminum Bodied Ford F-150 Earns 5-Star Crash Test Rating

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 2013 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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Anticipated Cadillac Flagship Will Ride On Mixed-Material Platform

Like the CT6, the upcoming Cadillac CT8 will also ride on the automakers' new, aluminum intensive Omega platform, which employs General Motor’s patented process for welding aluminum. Automobile Magazine expects the CT8 to be slightly larger than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, yet significantly lighter due to its extensive use of aluminum.

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2017 Audi A4 Goes On Aluminum Diet

Thanks to its extensive use of aluminum, Audi's fifth-generation 2017 A4 sedan was recently revealed to be both longer and lighter than its predecessor - weighing up to 264 lbs less than the previous model.

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Driving Innovation

Automobile magazine highlights the extensive use of aluminum in several upcoming luxury vehicles, including the Jaguar XJ, BMW 5/6 Series and the Infiniti Q60.

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