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US: Toledo mayor wants to collaborate with FCA on Wrangler issue


The Toledo assembly complex has been producing the Wrangler and its predecessors since the 1940s, but now Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne is mulling a move to a different plant for the iconic Jeep model. The issue arose from Marchionne’s declarations on the sideline of the 2014 Paris Motor Show that the next generation of the rugged off-roader might feature ...
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Ford’s aluminum gamble is even higher now
The US automaker has made a revolutionary decision – switching its best-selling F-150 pickup to an aluminum intensive design. And now, they want to take the gamble even further by ...
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According to Constellium NV, a global aluminum fabricator, following Ford’s decision to use aluminum extensively for the construction of the new 2015 F-150, carmakers have entered a “race” to get ...
Ford also turning the heavy-duty pickup trucks to aluminum
The top-selling F-Series pickup truck has a new generation that will hit dealer lots late this year, with the primary novelty being the model’s switch to an “aluminum-intensive” manufacturing process. The ...
Ford’s F-150 gets more details in the spotlight
Presentations prepared ahead of journalist test drives of the F-150 in the pickup aficionado area of Texas have further revealed new and interesting details about the aluminum intensive truck. For once, ...
Steel makers to battle auto use of lightweight aluminum
Automakers, spearheaded by Ford’s transition to an all-new military grade aluminum intensive F-150 pickup truck, have signaled the end of an era. The steelmakers in turn want to prove them ...
Supplier claims auto usage of aluminum could triple
According to many industry observers, analysts and even executives from top suppliers, Ford’s move to produce the F-150 pickup truck with an aluminum body is shaping up as the crucial ...
Ford makes F-150 history at Dearborn truck plant
During the weekend, Ford’s Dearborn Truck Plant produced the last of the steel-bodied Ford F-150s, with workers coming up behind them and changing the equipment. The manufacturing facility is on its ...
Aluminum price could rise on automotive demand
According to the new chief of Japan’s Aluminum industry association, if other carmakers follow in Ford’s footsteps and release models made from the lightweight metal, its price could rise by ...
Ford’s F-150 signals mainstream move towards aluminum
While models that widely use the lightweight metal into their construction already exist, it’s the high visibility Ford F-150 that puts it mainstream, and others are expected to swiftly follow. Steel ...

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