Rolls Royce recently announced it has started testing its new aluminum space-frame architecture, which the brand states, “will underpin all future Rolls-Royce model lines” and arrive in market in early 2018.
The March issue of Recycling Today magazine features an article written by Doug Richman, technical chair of the Aluminum Transportation Group. In it, Richman details growing use of automotive aluminum highlighting the metal’s environmental benefits, such as infinite recyclability, as a key contributor to its growth.
Los Angeles’ KABC-TV automotive correspondent, Dave Kunz, details the emergence of lighter, safer and more fuel efficient vehicles. Kunz spotlights the redesigned aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 and Land Rover Range Rover while emphasizing, “making a vehicle lighter does not make it less safe.”
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Aluminum Transportation Group chairman, Tom Boney, discusses the importance of vehicle mass reduction with the Chicago Tribune. The article details consumer benefits gained when automakers downsize with automotive aluminum and highlights the many vehicles displayed at this year’s Chicago Auto Show that utilize the metal.