Ford to switch steel to aluminum in F-Series pickup
July 27, 2012 (WLS) -- Ford will start ditching steel for aluminum in its top-selling truck starting in 2014.
USA Today reports ford will build its F-Series pickup with three times more aluminum.
Ford says the metal will save gas, but it will make the truck more expensive.
Reports say aluminum will add $1,500 to the F-Series price tag, but drivers can look forward to almost 10 percent in fuel savings.
The F-Series has been the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. for 30 years.
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