Aluminum will play a larger role in vehicle content as automakers strive to create lighter and more fuel efficient cars, says Donald W. Macmillan, president global automotive products of Alcan Aluminium Ltd. This will reshape the automobile from the vehicles we drive today, Mr. Macmillan recently told the International Motor Press Assn. in New York. He notes that aluminum usage already has set a new record during the '99 model year and that future models promise to contain even more of the ...
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