Tag Archives: Aluminum

Report: The next Jeep Wrangler goes on a diet, to utilize more aluminum

The new Jeep Wrangler’s doors, hood, and body will incorporate Alcoa 6022 grade sheet aluminum. Jeep is reportedly making some radical changes to the new Wrangler. Some tidbits surfaced via a Wranger enthusiast forum, indicating the next generation model will utilize more aluminum. The goal is to reduce the weight of the Wrangler to improve […]

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Video: Watch BMW show off its new hybrid carbon-aluminum chassis for the next-gen 7-Series

A new BMW 7-Series is on the way and is rumored to be a segment leader in weight-cutting technology by extensively using CFRP or Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic and an aluminum chassis, with some bits and pieces of steel. The result here is a weight-savings of around 286lbs for the next G12 7-Series. This technology’s […]

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Report: The new 2016 Cadillac CT6 may get an aluminum body

Automobile received some interesting news recently, hearing that the new 2016 Cadillac CT6 could receive an all-aluminum body to help keep weight down. The magazine reported once before in the past of similar rumors about the CT6, hinting the use of a combination of metals, like “high-strength steel, aluminum, and steel stampings.” However, there’s contradicting […]

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Report: The Dodge Ram 1500 to keep steel body until 2020

The 2015 Ford F150 is making quite the statement, what with its aluminum body shaving off enough pounds to make a weight watcher’s participant jealous. That said, it’s only a matter of time until the other producers of pickup trucks, mainly from the other two of the Big Three–Chrysler and General Motors–follow suit. So far, […]

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Report: A new Lincoln Navigator due in two years

The Lincoln Navigator is apparently due for a completely replacement, despite the fact that it was redesigned and heavily refreshed for the 2015 model year. Click here for more news on the Lincoln Navigator. In a recent report from AutomotiveNews, the biggest change is the adaptation of a body made entirely of aluminum, following in the […]

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Report: Next generation Jeep Wrangler to be lighter and livelier

Edmunds recently heard from Jeep’s head, Mike Manley, who said the next generation Wrangler is set to arrive as a 2018 model year with a series of serious changes. According to the report, the new 2018 Jeep Wrangler will get its own proprietary platform, unlike other Jeeps, like the Cherokee, which is based off of […]

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Report: 70% of pickups to utilize aluminum constructions by 2025

TheDetroitNews reports that the industry’s open-bed utility vehicle for the masses will be made primarily of aluminum by 2025 in a mass effort to utilize the relatively lightweight, but sturdy metal, like the recent next generation Ford F150. According to the report, it’s estimated around 70 of pickups will have aluminum bodies by 2025 as […]

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Report: Next-generation Jeep Wrangler could get aluminum body

It seems that aluminum is seriously gaining popularity as LeftLaneNews reports that Chrysler may be jumping on the bandwagon with the new Jeep Wrangler. Following Fiat/Chrysler CEO’s major plan announcements, Marchionne also hinted at the possibility of the Jeep Wrangler receiving an aluminum body to help reduce weight. According to the report, Sergio was quoted for […]

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Report: The Ford Explorer and Expedition could follow the way of the aluminum body

Ford has really been betting on their extensive use of aluminum in their new line of trucks as their selling point for the future, mainly with the F150. The F150 revolutionized the pickup segment by smashing pessimism of skeptics with the next generation all-aluminum bodied model. And to keep the ball rolling, Ford may be […]

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Report: The aluminum Ford F150 debate begins – will it result in real-world advantages?

When Ford introduced the all-new 2015 F150 pickup truck, it didn’t look like much of a revolutionary change for the industry. Though the star in the spotlight is more than just skin deep as the 2015 Ford F150 offers an all-aluminum body, a first for the industry. That said, because it is a fairly big […]

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