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US: the automotive industry embraces the “lightweight” trend


A new survey among the designers and engineers involved with the automotive industry sees “lightweighting” as the newest trend in automotive production, as both US and Europe are facing tougher new fuel economy goals in the years to come. Ford’s upcoming sales start of the aluminum-made F-150 truck is just the highlight of manufacturers looking to shed weight from their vehicles ...
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