high strength steels
An influx of high-strength steel could take away aluminum's weight advantage, the steel industry hopes.
Future Pickup Trucks: 7 Out Of 10 Could Be Aluminum By 2025 (Says Aluminum-Industry Study)
A study commissioned by the aluminum industry claims the material will be used more in future cars and trucks.Stephen Edelstein
Ford Saves Scrap Steel, Stamps Explorer Parts From Pickup Leftovers
A century ago, Henry Ford was known for insisting that parts be shipped to his factories in wooden crates whose slats were sized so they could be reused to build parts of the Model T body. Now a similar spirit of saving scrap is being used to stamp fender baffles for the new 2011 Ford Explorer out...John Voelcker
BMW Looking To Curb Vehicle Weight With Increased Aluminum
Lightweight materials such as carbon fiber are seen by many in the auto industry as one of the most effective ways of reducing vehicle weight and thus improving fuel economy and emissions levels, but the relative expense of the materials often mean that they are still reserved for only a handful...Viknesh Vijayenthiran