BIRMINGHAM, England, March 21 (Reuters) - Aluminium will find it hard to make inroads into the mass volume car market despite its advantages over competing materials, delegates at a transport conference said on Tuesday. Many top-range luxury cars use a large amount of aluminium, a lightweight and environmentally friendly metal. But the bulk of the mass car maket depends on steel for body parts and panels. "The formidable stumbling block is the manufacturing costs," Mark White, a manager ...
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