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    Cadillac CT6 Uses Novelis Aluminum

    General Motors (GM) has elected to use aluminum sheet supplied by Novelis, in the body of its new aluminum-intensive 2016 Cadillac CT6. The new mixed material vehicle construction featured in the Cadillac CT6 represents a first of its kind for GM in North America and China.  The Cadillac CT6 features a body made of 62% aluminum. […]

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    A Storm of Lightweighting: GM Plans Aluminum Bodied Pickups for 2018

    Following the introduction of the aluminum-bodied Ford F-150, GM announced that it plans to introduce a largely aluminum-bodied truck by 2018, reports the Wallstreet Journal (WSJ). “The push to develop what the industry calls an ‘aluminum intensive’ large pickup marks an apparent change of direction for GM, which has pursued smaller and lighter weight steel-bodied […]