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Aluminum and magnesium

  • Automakers are lightening up

    May 27, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky, Features Editor

    Steel makers are focused on developing a third generation of advanced high-strength steel. Photo: iStockphoto As automakers focus more on light-weighting vehicles, there has been some debate over which is better: alloys such as aluminum and magnesium or advanced high-strength