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Ford Motor Company Wins the 2015 Altair Enlighten Award for Innovation in Automotive Vehicle Lightweighting
Ford Motor Company won the 3rd annual Altair Enlighten Award for its use of various lightweight materials to minimize weight of the 2015 Ford F-150. The award was presented at the 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars (MBS) in Traverse City, MI. The Enlighten Award is the automotive industry's first award program created specifically to acknowledge innovation in vehicle weight reduction. Ford's entry, one of 17 nominations that competed for the award, was selected as the winner for taking 700 pounds (318 kg) off of the Ford F-150 while improving its performance, safety, and efficiency.
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