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Stronger Aluminum Alloy Lightens Heavy Truck Wheels
4/3/2014

Alcoa rolled out what it calls the world's lightest heavy-duty truck wheel, the Ultra One forged aluminum wheel.(Source: Alcoa)
Alcoa rolled out what it calls the world's lightest heavy-duty truck wheel, the Ultra One forged aluminum wheel.
(Source: Alcoa)

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Cabe Atwell
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Re: All the help it can get
Cabe Atwell   4/25/2014 5:03:08 PM
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Indeed, the more weight it sheds, the more it can haul, thereby reducing emissions and increasing its fuel mileage.

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All the help it can get
Ann R. Thryft   4/7/2014 12:05:03 PM
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There's been an awful lot written about CAFE standards for passenger cars, but very little about similar standards for other parts of the transportation industry. The heavy trucking sector in particular needs all the help it can get to shave weight off its vehicles.



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