aluminum wheels

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US Removes Canada Aluminum Tariffs Amid Retaliation Threat

The U.S. has rolled back its aluminum tariffs on Canada. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. announced the removal of aluminum tariffs it slapped on Canada last month.

September 15, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Wheels Are a Component of Fleets' Lightweighting Efforts

An Accuride steel wheel manufacturing facility An Accuride steel wheel manufacturing facility. Modern steel wheels provide lighter options than in the past, experts say. (Accuride Corp.)

The cost of fuel consistently ranks among the top three expenses for trucking fleets, putting fuel economy at the top of fleet managers’ minds. Increasing fuel efficiency and consequently reducing operating expenses is a major reason fleets turn to vehicle lightweighting, especially on components such as truck wheels.

Katie Pyzyk | Special to Transport Topics
January 16, 2019
Business

Arconic Net Income, Revenue Post Gains in Second Quarter

Arconic Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Aluminum products supplier Arconic Inc. posted higher net income and revenue in the second quarter as all segments had higher volumes.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 3, 2017
Business

Arconic Signs $450 Million in Agreements for Its Forged Wheels

Arconic Inc. has signed more than $450 million in long-term global agreements for its forged aluminum wheels over the past year with customers in the truck, trailer, bus and recreational vehicle segments — with its largest agreement involving truck maker Paccar Inc.

January 4, 2017