Vehicle Mass & The Role of Aluminum Extrusions in the New CAFE Footprint Standard

The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) mandate was enacted to curb America’s dependence on foreign oil. The Footprint is a new way of measuring fleet fuel economy and upping the ante in the auto industry’s quest to shed weight.

In this episode of the Aluminum Channel, Vice President of Engineering at Kaiser Aluminum Doug Richman discusses vehicle mass and the vital role that aluminum plays in helping car manufacturers keep the size, but lose the weight.

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