GM unveils welding technology to reduce vehicle weight, improve fuel economy

by Shaun Byron
October 2, 2012

FLINT TOWNSHIP, MI — Fuel economy is becoming an industry standard for automakers as the price at the pump trends upward and the federal government continues pressure for a greater reduction in emissions.

General Motors Co. has now unveiled a new welding technology that will increase the amount of aluminum used in its vehicles to reduce weight and improve fuel efficiency.

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