Seven in 10 North American pickups will be aluminum by 2025
More than 75 percent of all new pickups produced in North America will be aluminum-bodied by 2025, according to a survey of automakers conducted by Ducker Worldwide for the Aluminum Transportation Group. The study surveyed all major automakers and found that Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler will be the biggest users of aluminum in the next decade.
The survey forecasts that vehicles with complete aluminum body construction will reach 18 percent by 2025, up from less than 1 percent today. Pickups, SUVs, and midsized and full-size sedans will be the leaders, with more than 20 percent of SUVs and full-size sedans expected to be aluminum.Download Bulletin PDF