Lighten Up: Ford's Move to Aluminum & Magnesium

Vasilash, Gary S.
June 1999
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Jun99, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p48
Trade Publication
Discusses the shift of automobile maker Ford to using lighter materials, like aluminum and magnesium, for its vehicles. Suppliers of aluminum parts; Information on the aluminum parts of the 2000 Lincoln LS; Problems in applications and cost of using magnesium in cars; Advantage of using magnesium in casting.


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