Ford unveils new F-150 made of aluminum

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DEARBORN, MI – The typical ‘Built Ford Tough’ model is about to change.

The most popular car in America, the Ford F-150, is shedding some pounds.

The 2015 version of the F-150 will be about 700 pounds lighter due to the cab and bed being made mostly out of military-grade aluminum.

According to Ford, the aluminum body is stronger and more dent-resistant. The weight-loss allows the truck to accelerate faster and improves the fuel economy.

Ford is taking a risk by fixing what obviously isn’t broken where sales are concerned.

They’re hoping their loyal customers come along for the ride.