Ford’s Steel F-150 Pickups Could Get Aluminum Body Makeovers To Save On Fuel Costs

Ford’s Steel F-150 Pickups Could Get Aluminum Body Makeovers To Save On Fuel Costs

Is it the end of the super steely era? Ford is reportedly mulling over a decision to use aluminum panels in its F-150 pickup trucks, which have utilized steel panels since the vehicle’s birth decades ago. The company has already moved toward technology that helps its vehicles save on gas, and this aluminum move is yet another, as it will cut 700 pounds out of the pickup. That’s a lot less truck to move. [More]