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Metal matters: Ford to mass-produce with aluminium

The Economist says Ford's new aluminium truck is a "game changer". 

The Economist says Ford's new aluminium truck is a "game changer". 

Till recently, aluminium has been a bit-part player in the construction of vehicles. It's been used in high-end, expensive vehicles, like the Tesla. But now, Ford is going to use it in mass-production vehicles - their trucks - to reduce weight, and therefore reduce fuel consumption. For more, read this The Economist article, "Adding Lightness".

Driverless cars in the UK

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