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Aluminum Industry on Proposed Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rulemaking: Draft Rule Assumptions on Lightweighting in Small Cars Demonstrably False

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September 25, 2018 (Detroit) – Today, Mario Greco, chairman of the Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) and director of global marketing of automotive for Arconic, testified on behalf of the aluminum industry before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during a public hearing held in Dearborn, Michigan.

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Automotive Aluminum Generates Lowest Total Carbon Footprint, New Data Confirms

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When compared to advanced steels, advanced aluminum alloys in lightweight pickup truck design produce lower environmental impacts

September 24, 2018 (Arlington, Va.) – A new critically-reviewed study released today by the Aluminum Association reconfirms aluminum’s significant potential to reduce the environmental impact of automobiles when the full life cycle is considered.

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Aluminum-Bodied Vehicles Earn Highest Possible Safety Rating from Federal Regulators

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The 2018 Lincoln Navigator and 2018 Ford Expedition prove safety comes standard when you drive aluminum. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration awarded the redesigned Ford Expedition and the Lincoln Navigator perfect five-star overall crash ratings. Ford and Lincoln each attribute their perfect safety ratings, in part, to the vehicles’ aluminum bodies.
Photo © ATG

Technical Analysis: Aluminum Hood Corrosion and Hem Conditions

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A new paper from the Aluminum Association examines a painted aluminum hood sample taken from a vehicle, types of corrosion and their cause. Read this report to learn preventative measures for corrosion through durability tests and read more from ​Repairer Driven News for lessons for OEMs and repair shops.

Download “Analysis of Painted Aluminum Hood and Associated Corrosion at Hem” from the Research & Resources page at DriveAluminum.org.
Photo © ATG