In the fourth and final “You Test” video from Ford, Lorne Browne, an engineering technologist in the Inuvik Northwest Territories, challenged the 2015 F-150 to make his yearly 900-mile trip across the desolate Dempster Highway, crossing four mountain ranges in the arctic wilderness along the way. Watch it here.
Doug Richman, technical chair for the Aluminum Transportation Group and vice president of engineering and technology at Kaiser Aluminum, addressed government officials, auto industry insiders and academics at the 2015 SAE Government/Industry meeting. Richman discussed aluminum's ascension in the automotive industry over the past 50 years, and how it will serve as a key component to reaching fuel economy targets.Read More
The Aluminum Association recently released a comprehensive 2015 aluminum joining manual developed in collaboration with the European Aluminium Association (EAA) and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) as an essential reference for automotive designers and engineers – click here to learn more.Read More
Tom Boney, chairman of the Aluminum in Transportation Group, recently spoke toLight Metal Age magazine about the bright future of aluminum use in the automotive industry, citing findings from the 2015 Ducker Worldwide survey of automakers.Read More
At the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), the aluminum-intensive 2015 F-150 won the coveted North American Truck/Utility of the Year award.Read More