Connect with us

News

Car and Driver: Ford to Limit Aluminum to Trucks For Now

Automaker will limit aluminum construction to the light-duty truck market, apparently because it doesn’t think it can profit from aluminum-intensive passenger cars.

Advertisement

An article in Car and Driver indicates that Ford Motor Company is going to limit aluminum construction to the light-duty truck market, apparently because it doesn’t think it can profit from aluminum-intensive passenger cars.

Click Here to Read More
Advertisement

“You don’t get those same benefits to a consumer on a car side,” Executive Vice President Joe Hinrichs told Car and Driver. “Truck buyers will pay for more capability. Car buyers will pay for better fuel economy, but there’s other ways to get fuel economy in a car. I don’t think we’ll see a dramatic increase in all-aluminum cars.”

To read the full story in Car and Driver, click HERE.

Advertisement
1 Comment

POPULAR POSTS

Sponsored Content

4 Ways Training Can Help You Succeed During this Time

Sponsored Content

Pro Spot International Launches New PR-5 Mobile Riveting and Bonding Station

Sponsored Content

Preaching to the Non-Converted: Shops Speak Out on Proper Scanning, Diagnostics and Calibrations

Sponsored Content

Booth Talk’s Jeremy Winters: Optex Premium Body Filler is “Absolutely Amazing”!

Connect
BodyShop Business