Aluminum is the material of choice to boost vehicle safety and fuel economy while minimizing total carbon emissions. Today’s most innovative vehicles rely on aluminum.
Ford’s five-star occupant safety rated, aluminum-bodied Expedition drops 325 pounds and achieves the best fuel economy in its class with a 9,300-pound towing capacity.
An all-aluminum body helps the Navigator shed nearly 200 pounds. With an 8,700-pound towing capacity it earned the highest crash rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The all-aluminum body is 39% lighter than its predecessor, resulting in up to 700 pounds shaved off overall curb weight, for the best-selling truck in America.
Shed weight and improved driving responsiveness with increased use of aluminum in the hood, suspension knuckles and chassis.
The fifth-generation Supra features an aluminum hood, inner and outer doors and shear panel beneath the engine cradle.
With the help of its aluminum sliding doors, the Chrysler Pacifica minivan is the lightest in the segment.
The chassis of the BMW i3 is made with a high content of recycled aluminium, helping decrease overall mass and increase battery range.
A lightweight yet rigid aluminum construction enhances agility to allow precise handling and nimble cornering.
Approximately 80% of the F-Pace’s body structure is aluminum; one third of this is recycled material.
Land Rover Range Rover
With the help of an all-aluminum body structure, the Range Rover delivers impressive on-and off-road performance, while its significant weight savings allows for more technology to enable an advanced, comfortable drive.
Audi ASF® aluminum construction and aluminum hybrid construction increase structural strength, agility and efficiency while reducing mass.
Its all-aluminum construction offers beauty, strength, performance and safety. Riveted without a single welded joint, the aluminum monocoque chassis and body structure gives the XJ near perfect front-to-rear weight distribution.
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
One-third the weight of steel, the Stingray aluminum space frame is 45 kg (100 lb.) lighter and 57% stiffer than the previous-generation Corvette.
Tesla Model S
The Model S's all-aluminum body reduces weight and increases battery range.
Comprised of more than 60% aluminum, including all exterior body panels, the CT6 is produced using advanced laser joining techniques.
Mercedes S 65 Cabriolet
A mixed-material approach that includes aluminum was used in the body help to reduce overall weight.
Audi used aluminum for the doors, fenders, hood and rear hatch, saving 156 pounds. The doors alone shave 52 pounds from the curb weight.