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  1. FIN Headline News
    Ford's launching of the new aluminum-bodied F-150 stands to be a game-changer in its own right, but it's only the tip of the proverbial iceberg. The F-150's aluminum construction has already to a new Super Duty and soon to a new Raptor, but a new Expedition looks to be in the works, as well...
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    For more on this story, Aluminum Turbos Save Weight, Money and A LOT MORE, please visit AutoGuide.com
  3. Ford Corporate News
    Nick Bunkley Automotive News January 14, 2015 - 9:34 am ET DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. isn’t planning to use much aluminum beyond trucks because the benefits for other vehicles aren’t as compelling, a top executive said today. Joe Hinrichs, Ford’s president of the Americas, said the company...
  4. FoMoCo Engineering
    Nick Bunkley Automotive News January 14, 2015 - 9:34 am ET DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. isn’t planning to use much aluminum beyond trucks because the benefits for other vehicles aren’t as compelling, a top executive said today. Joe Hinrichs, Ford’s president of the Americas, said the company...
  5. Competition News
    We Hear: 2016 Cadillac CT6 Will get Aluminum Body While an earlier report suggested that the upcoming 2016 Cadillac CT6 flagship would use a mix of high-strength steel, aluminum, and steel stampings and castings, a new report from AUTOMOBILE suggests the flagship sedan will feature an aluminum...
  6. Ford Brand News - Global
    Aluminum 2015 Ford F-150 Leaves Positive Impression on Consumer Reports Tom Mutchler drove the F-150 equipped with the 325hp 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine and found the downsized unit to be surprisingly responsive, delivering almost effortless performance. Furthermore, he described as better...
  7. Competition News
    2016 Lexus RX To Shed Weight With Aluminum Many automakers in the luxury segment use lightweight but pricey aluminum in the construction of their vehicles to help shed weight and thus boost fuel economy, including Lexus which has several models with aluminum hoods. Going forward, Lexus plans to...
  8. Competition News
    Jeep likely to give next-gen Wrangler an aluminum body A redesign of the Wrangler remains the biggest job on Jeep's to-do list in the next three years. Engineers are striving to shave weight and expand the powertrain offerings of the Wrangler -- while keeping it a top off-roader. Meanwhile...
  9. Lincoln Brand News
    Lincoln Navigator could switch to aluminum We already know this but this is the first article I read about it According to Automotive News, Lincoln will launch an all-new version of its Navigator in 2016 with a large portion of the SUV crafted from aluminum. That lightweight construction...
  10. Ford Brand News - Global
    Spied: 2016 Ford Super Duty With Video We've been working with our spy shooters for the last few months regarding Ford's next-generation Super Duty pickups and, based on how camouflaged the trucks have been, whether they will include the same type of aluminum body panels on the new F-150...
  11. Ford Corporate News
    Ford to Forgo 90,000 F-Series Trucks in Move to Aluminum Bloomberg Ford Motor Co. (F) is set to lose production of more than 90,000 of its F-Series pickups, its best-selling and most profitable model, as it retools factories for a new aluminum-bodied truck that it’s betting will pay off in...
  12. FoMoCo Engineering
    via Harley Lover @ BON A flurry of activity in aluminum - Automotive News Industry preps for soaring demand Richard Truett June 2, 2014 ...Ford...in 2017 will make more than 1 million vehicles with aluminum bodies, an analyst says. So far the automaker has announced that just the F-150, with...
  13. Ford Truck Discussion
    New F-150 spied on road near Detroit http://www.autonews.com/article/20140601/RETAIL03/140609999/new-f-150-spied-on-road-near-detroit
  14. Ford Truck Discussion
    swiped from Jpd80 @ GMI Even Owners Didn't Know They Were Driving 2015 Ford F-150 Prototypes LINK Last night we learned the Barrick Gold Mine has been working 2015 Ford F-150 prototypes since 2011. They weren't the only company testing the trucks, but nobody knew what they were driving. Seems...
  15. Ford Brand News - Global
    Next Ford Raptor spotted wearing aluminum skin Autoblog May 7, 2014 by Jeremy Korzeniewski Well, look at what we have here. Judging from these spy shots, Ford is indeed working on the next generation of its off-road-ready F-150 Raptor pickup truck. We've made no attempt to hide our appreciation...
  16. Ford Brand News - Global
    Next Ford Explorer, Expedition to go aluminum? he 2015 F-150 might not be the only upcoming Ford model to switch over to aluminum-intensive construction, a new report finds. The Blue Oval is considering transitioning future iterations of its Explorer and Expedition SUVs to aluminum, according...
  17. Ford Brand News - Global
    Experts wonder if aluminum F-150 gives Ford a real advantage There's no doubt that Ford is taking a risk in producing the body of its upcoming new F-150 pickup truck in aluminum. What is up for debate, however, is whether aluminum was a wise risk to take in the first place. Wards Auto took the...
  18. European Competition
    Next-gen Mercedes-Benz S-Class to use more aluminum and carbon fiber reinforced plastics Mercedes-Benz S-Class chief engineer Hermann-Joseph Storp has shed some light about the company's next-gen flagship model. Mercedes-Benz still hasn't finished coming out with derivatives of the W222 S-Class...
  19. Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford F-150 Update: What Company Has Learned Since Aluminum Launch Repair Concerns Surprised Officials; They Say Change Was Not A Risk “We're a learning organization… we’ll take feedback from wherever it comes,” said Mark Fields, Ford Motor Company’s Chief Operating Officer, during a roundtable...
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