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Aluminum F-150 is safer than all-steel model

Aluminum F-150 is safer than all-steel model

The aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 pickup truck, America’s best selling vehicle for more than three decades and the top-selling pickup for more than four decades, is now safer than its steel-made predecessor. The government-crash rating has already made the rounds across the US, with the safety of the model being a […]

First video for the 2015 Audi Q7 released

First video for the 2015 Audi Q7 released

The second generation of the flagship full-size SUV Q7 has been recently released by the German automaker, the second-largest premium carmaker in the world. Now it’s time for the first promotional video. Using the visual aids of modern technology, the VW AG subsidiary promotes its latest release by claiming the […]

Ford’s aluminum gamble is even higher now

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 switching the next Super Duty models to the lightweight metal too. Last week Ford took investors and analysts by surprise […]

Ford also turning the heavy-duty pickup trucks to aluminum

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 F-150 switch to military grade aluminum has been debated numerous times, and as the model has already started production […]

Ford’s F-150 gets more details in the spotlight

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, those who thought the 2015 F-150 only uses aluminum are massively wrong: 78% of the truck’s frame has been […]