THE CAR AND TRUCK FLEET AND LEASING MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE
Search Close Menu

Tag Search Result

Steel

Automakers are increasingly relying on advanced high-strength steel structures to improve the safety of their vehicles. Over 65 2019 model year vehicles that debuted in 2018 from automakers across the industry were composed of an advanced high-strength steel structure.

Read more

Feds Offer Exclusion from Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

The Department of Commerce has outlined a process that would allow individual American businesses to apply for an exclusion from the tariffs on imported steel and aluminum recently enacted by the Trump administration.

How the Trump Tariffs Will Affect Fleets

President Donald Trump's executive order imposing tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum may translate to higher prices to commercial fleets for vehicles and truck or van equipment, fleet management company experts said.

Cadillac CT6 Using Aluminum to Save 200 Pounds

Cadillac is incorporating high-strength aluminum among the 13 different materials in its CT6 full-size sedan to save nearly 200 pounds of weight in a move to improve fuel efficiency, the company has announced.

Upfit Lightweighting is More Complex Than Simply Reducing Weight

When used in the manufacture of truck bodies and van equipment, lightweight materials, such as thinner gauge high-strength steel, aluminum, fiberglass, and plastic composites, enable fleets to reduce vehicle weight to improve fuel economy, increase legal payload, and even drop down to a smaller (often more fuel-efficient) vehicle.