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

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 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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10 Most Important Cars of 2016

The Acura NSX, Cadillac CT6, Jaguar XE and the Mazda Miata were all recently featured on the New York Daily News' list of the "10 Most Important New Cars of 2016." Each vehicle used a substantial amount of aluminum to bolster their innovative lightweight, fuel-efficient designs.

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Auto Aluminum's Future Bright According to Top Editors

Automotive reporters Scott Oldham and Jack Nerad explain in a Providence Journal article that the innovative use of aluminum in automotive design and manufacturing will continue to increase as automakers continue looking for sleeker, lighter-weight vehicles to increase fuel efficiency.

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Automakers learn green is the color of money

A recent Detroit Free Press article details why automakers are quickly learning that green is the color of money, as consumers become more focused on the environmental impact of their vehicles.

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