Rolled Aluminum Producer Novelis Expands NY Plant

Ford Super Duty benefits from Novelis aluminum. “Vehicle lightweighting” is one of those industry buzzwords that doesn’t easily roll off the tongue. Outside of the auto industry, few people are familiar with the term. But if you mention “Ford F-150” then the recognition is instantaneous — nearly everyone knows the … Read more

Forecast: 7 Top Auto Trends for 2016

We take a look at what may become the top auto trends for 2016. This year (2015) will go down as one for the books. Specifically, it will be a sales record breaker once the books have been closed on Jan. 4. That means on Tuesday we’ll know which model … Read more

Vehicle Lightweighting Achieved Through Composites

Plastic has long been used in automotive manufacturing. These days, an assortment of composites are helping to reduce weight, save fuel, and decrease the number of parts used, including in the all-new Ford F-150. Vehicle lightweighting is one of the more commonly aired terms used to describe how car manufacturers … Read more

GM Pickup Truck Lightweighting to Follow Ford’s Lead

Next generation GMC and Chevrolet pickups will include more aluminum. Fresh off of a new design, the next generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickup trucks wont hit the market for about another five years. When those trucks arrive, theyll likely include vast amounts of aluminum, following a path … Read more