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2014 Detroit Auto Show: Ford unveils new F-150 truck

2014 Detroit Auto Show: Ford unveils new F-150 truck

Ford Motor Co. will introduce the “reinvention” of its F-150 pickup truck at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit Monday. The automaker is gambling with its 2015 model year redesign of the truck – for decades America’s top-selling vehicle – eschewing the traditional steel for lightweight aluminum alloys. The aluminum body – doors, hood, engine compartment, bed and tailgate – will be a first for full-size trucks and a rarity in the automotive world. PHOTOS: Ford's 2015 F-150 truck The switch to an aluminum body is a complicated and expensive undertaking for Ford, but  shaves 700 pounds off the weight of the truck -...

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