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Aluminum can boost fuel economy by 18% at a cost of $1 per kg

Friday, April 26th, 2013 | Permalink

A recent study by the EDAG Group (Fulda, Germany) commissioned by the Aluminum in Transportation Group of the US Aluminum Association indicates that an all-aluminum body in white (BIW) could deliver potential mass savings in the 35-40 percent range over a base steel BIW. This, when combined with secondary mass savings and other design changes, could reportedly boost fuel economy by around 18 percent. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Aluminum can boost fuel economy by 18% at a cost of $1 per kg

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