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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The use of #aluminum is rising as #metallurgical advances enhance its characteristics for auto applications https://t.co/Xvr0U99Xv5 @arconic

Ducker: Nearly 25% of doors, 71% hoods, 54% bumper beams aluminum in three years https://t.co/IiSUIs2IG9

We drove the refreshed 2018 @ford F-150. https://t.co/lTVpA8tNe4

A new survey of automakers shows we can expect more auto #aluminum as they turn to multi-material vehicle designs: https://t.co/1radFeDTbW

 

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