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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January 23, 2014
Alcoa Rolls Out Most Durable, Easy-to-Maintain Commercial Truck Wheel
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October 20, 2013
Alcoa Reinvents the Wheel Alloy
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September 25, 2012
Study Finds Alcoa Forged Aluminum Wheels Dramatically Cut Carbon Footprint of Commercial Vehicles, Supporting Sustainable Transportation
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September 19, 2012
Alcoa Joins International Charter for Sustainable Transportation
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September 19, 2012
Alcoa Introduces New Lighter, Stronger High-Load Aluminum Wheels Unavailable in Steel
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