Ford Mulling Aluminum Body for 2015 F-150 Pickup Truck Series, Save up to 700 Pounds

The next generation of the Ford F-150 pickup truck series expected in 2014 (as a 2015MY) may very well feature an aluminum-intensive body, The Wall Street Journal reported citing sources from within the Detroit-based automaker.

The reason why the Blue Oval is exploring the idea is to reduce the truck's weight and improve its fuel economy as the company ramps up its efforts to meet the Obama administration's new car mileage goal of 54.5mpg (4.3 lt/100km) on average by 2025.

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