Meet the All-New Aluminum Bodied Ford F-150

"It [aluminum] will be the material of choice.” Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer, Ford Motor Company

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Meet the All-New Aluminum Bodied Ford F-150

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

The Next Frontier: 
Auto Body Frames

Aluminum body and structural components in mass-market vehicles will lead content growth.

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The Next Frontier:  Auto Body Frames

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

Accelerating Aluminum

With the pedal to the metal, automotive aluminum use is expected to double its 2008 share of the materials mix by 2025 – its growth is driven by the environmental, safety and performance advantages it delivers.

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Accelerating Aluminum

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Beaten, Blasted & Baked | Aluminum F-150 Durability Testing

The all-new 2015 Ford F-150 is getting an intense workout. From long and tall hill climbs and descents to acid bath testing, the new aluminum alloys effectiveness against corrosion is being put to the test through Ford’s simulated durability testing.

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A Look to the Past is a Window into the Future

Aluminum has been making big news recently, but as The New York Times reports, aluminum has been used in transportation for decades. In 1893, Studebaker, one of the world’s largest makers of horse-drawn carriages and buggies, built a farm wagon mainly out of aluminum components. Later in history, once luxury brand Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company built vehicle bodies with aluminum panels for 25 years.

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Say “Hello” to the New Jaguar XE [VIDEO]

Jaguar recently announced plans for its new compact sedan, the XE, to join the ranks next year with an aluminum unibody. Jaguar has long relied on aluminum; in 1992 the company cut its teeth into manufacturing with aluminum with the XJ220.

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