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Ford looks beyond steel but says it's still a big customer

Ford looks beyond steel but says it's still a big customer

Ford has come up with a new Lightweight Concept car that makes greater use of aluminum and other alternative metals, but company officials say the automaker isn't giving up on steel.

June 23, 2014 5:42 pm Photos

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Fuel-efficiency standards have driven innovation in steelmaking

Fuel-efficiency standards have driven innovation in steelmaking

Automakers are putting their vehicles on crash diets to prepare for tough new federal rules that demand twice as much fuel-efficiency by 2025.

May 10, 2014 1:32 pm Photos

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Aluminum cars lightweights in more way than one

So the auto industry is going to use aluminum to make autos lighter to increase gas mileage. That sounds like some things the government would do, like raise the taxes to help the people.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Wild Black Raspberries a sweet countryside luxury of summer

FROM the FARM: Wild Black Raspberries a sweet countryside luxury of summer

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am

Aluminum, glass makers seek Indiana container deposit law

INDIANAPOLIS | Could 5 or 10 cents entice you to recycle that empty pop can or wine bottle sitting in your trash bin?

October 03, 2012 2:41 pm
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