EURO Collision Blog


When Ford introduced the F-150 truck with a high-strength, aluminum alloy body, light-weight materials became a game changer. The vehicle maker’s move to aluminum saved over 700 lbs., creating greater fuel efficiency by reducing weight. The shift in auto body materials also affected auto body repair. Reforming Aluminum and Holding Strength Aluminum, as well as other materials like magnesium, carbon fiber and high-strength steel, are being used in auto manufacturing too balance… Read More