Aluminum Truck Beds
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Ram unveiled the 2019 Ram 1500 Lone Star edition — the all-new version of the original “Texas Truck” — today at the Dallas a bright grille surround with billet inserts, 18-inch aluminum wheels, fog lamps, 60/40 split rear bench seat and Carbon fiber, according to one source, is expected to be used as part of a mix of materials for the box of the pickups, including aluminum. The truck beds could mark GM’s first use of carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic, a product the automaker The truck’s aluminum cab and bed are unprecedented in the full-size pickup segment, and it is the first instance of so much of the lightweight metal being used in such a high-volume product. This has folks asking a lot of questions—and Ford working “We just don’t believe an aluminum bed is the right way to achieve reliability and durability,” Batey said last week. He added, when Ford announced the aluminum truck, “the bottom line is you didn’t see the fuel economy benefits that a lot of people were “We just don’t believe an aluminum bed is the right way to achieve reliability and durability,” Batey said last week. He added, when Ford announced the aluminum truck, “the bottom line is you didn’t see the fuel economy benefits that a lot of people were The latest salvo in the Chevrolet versus Ford pickup truck battle has been fired by Chevy it discovered that the stamped aluminum used for the 2016 F-150’s bed was susceptible to damage from dropped items. GM engineers documented how the Ford’s .
Chevrolet is escalating its truck battle with Ford through a provocative advertising campaign that claims the Silverado pickup’s steel bed is more durable than the F-150’s stamped aluminum bed. In the start of a major marketing offensive, Chevy released a Specifically, the tests scrutinized the durability of the trucks’ beds. While the Chevy’s bed is constructed from roll-formed, high-strength-steel, the F-150’s bed is made from stamped aluminum so we’d expect a truck bed to be able to handle that Now it appears it may very well stay that way. The 2015 Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck has garnered much attention for its aluminum cab and pickup bed, but Ford doesn’t plan to use the lightweight metal on any upcoming cars. That’s what Ford Americas After watching General Motors drop 825 pounds of rock into the beds of a traditional truck commercial. As of this writing, Chevrolet’s YouTube channel has racked up 4.4 million views with “Silverado Strong: Steel Bed Outperforms Aluminum Bed .