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Detroit Auto Show: The good and bad of Ford's F-150 pickup design
Detroit Auto Show: The good and bad of Ford's F-150 pickup design

The biggest car reveal at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week was a truck — Ford’s new aluminum body F-150 pickup. Building a truck with lightweight aluminum shaves about 700 pounds off the previous generation F-150 and will improve fuel efficiency, but it raised eyebrows inside and outside the automotive industry. Aluminum is a more expensive material to work with, and some wonder if truck buyers won’t yearn for the rugged reliability of trusty steel. REAL-TIME updates from Detroit We sought out truck experts — people who have a real passion for the big vehicles — and asked them to critique the new F-150 for 2015....

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