Ford Motor Co. signs a multi-year deal with Canada's Alcan Aluminum Ltd. under which Alcan will supply at least 50% of Ford's aluminum body sheet requirements and 25% of the automaker's wheel alloy needs. Under terms of the deal, Ford will purchase monthly amounts of metal, with options for additional volumes as needed. Alcan also will provide design and technology support services. The deal complements an existing contract under which Alcan supplies aluminum material to Ford for use in ...
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