Ford targets light metals to cut emissions

Nov 16, 2007 | 09:39 AM | Michael Cowden

Ford Motor Co. aims to use more aluminum and high-strength steel as part of a wide-ranging bid to cut emissions and increase fuel efficiency in its vehicles.

The Dearborn, Mich.-based automaker said Wednesday that it would push to reduce vehicle weight by 250 to 750 pounds, depending on make and model. The company declined to disclose which vehicles would be targeted.....





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