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Automakers said to be using more aluminium
January 17, 2013 - 08:28 GMT
North American International Auto Show
Automobile manufacturers are increasingly looking to aluminium as they try to reduce the weight of cars and trucks to meet more stringent US fuel-economy standards, according to one industry association.
Aluminium is the leading metal for engines and wheels and is
quickly gaining ground in hoods, trunks and doors, the Aluminum
Association said in a recent release, citing a study by Troy,
Michigan-based market research firm Ducker Worldwide. Evidence
of those gains has been on display at the 2013 North American
International Auto Show in Detroit...
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