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US: Ford’s lightweight F-150 further aided by low gasoline price


The second-largest US automaker decided that a game-changer was in order for the best-selling vehicle in America and made a billion-dollar bet on the switch to an aluminum-intensive generation. The 2015 F-150 full-size pickup has been heralded as a true auto industry “Mesia” when Ford reveled it would use a mix of high-strength steel and an aluminum body to reduce weight ...
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