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Enter to Win an Aluminum Stud Welder from Killer Tools

Killer Tools has announced the giveaway of a $4,000 220-volt aluminum stud welder to celebrate the company’s 20 years of service to the collision industry.

Automotive Aluminum Alloy OE Market to Surpass $46 Billion by 2026

According to the report, the global automotive aluminum alloy OE market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of more than 5 percent during the forecast period.

Analysis: State-by-State Impact of Tariffs

The U.S Chamber of Commerce has analyzed the individual state impact of new retaliatory tariffs from countries impacted by the Trump administration’s new tariffs.

Auto Care Association Pens Letter Urging White House to Reconsider Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

“Based on the fact that there are few parts necessary for the upkeep of a vehicle that do not contain significant amounts of steel and aluminum, this action will have a significant negative impact throughout the supply chain, including many small medium and small businesses and their employees that comprise the auto care industry,” said Bill Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association. 

Ford’s February Sales Down 7 Percent Despite Strong Month for F-Series

Ford reported a nearly 7-percent year-over-year decline in U.S. vehicle sales for February, despite another strong month for its bread-and-butter F-Series.

Mike’s Auto Body Adds Second Aluminum Annex in San Ramon, Calif.

To be more effective at repairing Ford F-150s and Ford F-250s, Mike’s Auto Body said it recently added its second aluminum facility in San Ramon, Calif., in a 13,000-square-foot building near the San Ramon shop.

New Purdue University Research May Mean More Aluminum for Automobiles

Researchers in Purdue University’s School of Materials Engineering have demonstrated how to create a super-strong aluminum alloy that rivals the strength of stainless steel, an advance with potential industrial applications.

Aluminum Reintroduces Auto Body Industry to Training

If we’re not used to training yet, we’ll get there. After all, you don’t know what you don’t know.

How Aluminum Repair Has Changed the Auto Body Industry

As stubborn as this industry is to change, the F-150 forced us all to look to the future and change.

Chief Updates F-150 Structural Holding Package for All-New Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator SUVs

Chief’s new Ford Aluminum Truck/SUV Structural Holding Package is approved for use when repairing collision damage to the all-new Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs.

Chief Unveils Redesigned Aluminum Repair Station

The station’s all-new cabinet is taller and slimmer, with improved equipment accessibility and five drawers to neatly store contamination-sensitive tools.

New Survey of Automakers Indicates Aluminum Will Experience Unprecedented Growth Over Next Decade

Ducker Worldwide states that over the next decade, automakers will continue to increase the adoption of high-strength, low-weight aluminum in new car and truck construction at a faster pace than any time in history.