Plants/Manufacturing

Aluminum lightweighting does, in fact, save fuel

Filed under: Green, Plants/Manufacturing, Ford, LightweightWhen the best-selling US truck sheds the equivalent weight of three football fullbacks by shifting to aluminum, folks start paying attention. Oak Ridge National Laboratory took a closer look at…

Aluminum lightweighting does, in fact, save fuel

Filed under:
Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Ford,LightweightWhen the best-selling US truck sheds the equivalent weight of three football fullbacks by shifting to aluminum, folks start paying attention. Oak Ridge National Laboratory took a …

Will Ford turn to aluminum for body of next F-150? Maybe.

Filed under: Truck, Plants/Manufacturing, Technology, Ford

According to The Wall Street Journal, Ford intends to utilize aluminum for the body of its next-generation F-150. In order to meet tightening fuel economy regulations, the WSJ says Ford will t…