Get ready for Ford's aluminum pickup, likely either to be hailed as a breakthrough product or one that draws scads of comparisons to a beer can.

Ford is going to announce in a couple of weeks that the next F-150 will have a body made mostly of aluminum instead of steel in a bid to save weight, and thus gas, says Bloomberg News, citing unnamed sources. It also reported that Ford is going to great lengths to invite comparisons to the aluminum used in military vehicles, not in flimsy beer cans.


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Will Ford's Aluminum Bodied F-150 Be Tough Enough Or Just A Glorified Beer Can?

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