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2017 Ford Super Duty: More Capability, Less Weight
Aluminum F-150 Designed for Repairability
Fleet Managers Get Insiders' Look at Ford F-150
Reinventing the F-150 Truck with Aluminum

Reinventing the F-150 Truck with Aluminum

The decision to lightweight the Ford F-150 with an aluminum body was not reached lightly, and numerous challenges faced the automaker in making this risky change to its best-selling pickup truck.

January 9, 2015

'Torturing' the New F-150

'Torturing' the New F-150

Aluminum is nothing new to the engineers at Ford. More than 20 years ago, the Dearborn, Mich.-based OEM began playing with the metalloid when it started the Aluminum Intensive Vehicle (AIV) program.

June 13, 2014

6 Questions About the 2015 Ford F-150

6 Questions About the 2015 Ford F-150

The truck's body is made of high-strength, military-­grade aluminum alloy, which Ford says will not only reduce weight but also improve payload, towing, and fuel efficiency.

March 28, 2014

Looking Toward the Future of Truck Bodies
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