Ford is working with aluminum

March 1998
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Mar1998, Vol. 110 Issue 3, p22
Trade Publication
Reports on Ford Motor Co.'s consideration of the use of aluminum in the manufacture of its cars, according to Richard Parry-Jones, group vice president of Product Development. Introduction of P2000 DIATA concept car; Issues in integration of aluminum in existing manufacturing process; Development of diesel engines.


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