2015 Ford F-150: From Seats to Bumpers, No Part Overlooked to Reduce Weight
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Ford | Apr-06-2015 6:00 AM ET
DEARBORN, Mich., – Ford engineers responsible for the all-new F-150 were tasked with taking weight out of the truck while improving its capability to...
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...
Spied: 2015 Ford F-150 Will Shed Weight
June 10, 2013
by Mark Williams
We've just heard from one of our deep-cover spy photographers who recently found a heavily camoed 2015 Ford F-150 running the streets of Michigan. Here's what he wrote us:
The F-150 is expected to follow...
Land Rover has revealed its new 2013 Range Rover model, ushering in a fourth-generation of its flagship SUV after a 10-year lifecycle with its predecessor.
The latest Range Rover model clearly features styling that has become a trademark to the SUV, but the British...
With increasing CAFE requirements on the horizon and only so much that can be gotten from downsizing engines, eliminating weight seems to be one of the best strategies for maintaining performance while increasing mpg. Yes, we have all heard about more aluminum, carbon fiber, etc, but are there...
Ford Planning to Slash Vehicle Weight Up to 700 lbs
Trimming mass a key to meeting future fuel economy goals.
by Paul A. Eisenstein
The Detroit Bureau
Ford Motor Co. plans to put its product line on a diet. The maker expects to trim 100s of pounds off the weight of its cars...