GM yet to jump on aluminum bandwagon
Apr 14, 2014 | 08:49 PM
| Michael Cowden
CHICAGO General Motors Co. has concerns about durability and corrosion when it comes to potentially increased aluminum use in trucks.
"As you look to take mass out of vehicles, you want to make sure that youre not also taking away something else the customer values," a GM spokesman said in an April 14 interview.
The spokesman for the Detroit-based automaker also questioned the sources of reports that the company is looking to boost aluminum content significantly in its trucks (amm.com, Feb. 19). "The source was not somebody at GM. Our guess is it was somebody whos looking to promote aluminum as a material," he said.....
To access AMM's full content, please log in below. If you do not have an AMM account, we invite you to take a free trial or subscribe below.
Already a registered amm.com user?
Access to amm.com editorial content is granted only to paid subscribers and trialists. If you do not have an active account in your own name, please either subscribe or take a trial and you will have instant access to amm.com content. Sharing your login credentials with individuals who are not subscribers represents a violation of AMM copyright.
Every morning, every minute no matter how often you follow the markets, there's an AMM subscription to fit your needs.
Not sure if you are ready to invest in a subscription right now? Take a free, no-obligation trial. Start your free trial today.