Study finds Alcoa Forged Aluminum Wheels dramatically cut the carbon footprint of commercial vehicles


Savings of switching one truck from steel wheels to Alcoa Forged Aluminum Wheels equals the average annual carbon footprint of an American household.
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Aluminum will be greenhouse gas neutral by 2030


In the critical transportation industry, our research in lifecycle modeling has shown that by 2030 the emissions of the entire aluminum industry can be offset by the potential emission savings from the transport sector's increased use of aluminum.
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Hot New Wheels for Harley

Alcoa Forged Wheels & Engineered Products continued its close relationship with Harley-Davidson®, whose limited production 2004 Screamin’ Eagle® Softail® Deuce™ and Screamin’ Eagle® Electra Glide® cycles are equipped with Alcoa Detonator™ aluminum wheels. Four sizes of the wheel are available to all authorized dealers. Harley-Davidson also released the new, one-piece Road Winder™ premium chrome wheel, forged from Alcoa 6061 aluminum. Distribution of the new wheel began with shipment of a 16-inch sample Road Winder to every U.S. Harley-Davidson dealer.




Detonator™ and Road Winder™, two new custom wheels for Harley-Davidson® motorcycles.