If you plan on purchasing a pickup truck in the next 10 years, chances are good that all or part of that truck's body will be constructed of aluminum. As many as 75% of trucks will be made of aluminum by 2025 according to one study. Why are automakers switching from steel to aluminum? Rising federal fuel efficiency standards are motivating vehicle manufacturers to find ways to improve gas mileage without sacrificing vehicle power or durability.
Traveling over the holidays can bring out the worst in people. Be kind to your fellow America and plan well in advance with these tips to guarantee smooth travel. 1. Mail and Packages: If you are going to be gone for an extended period of time, contact your postal carrier to temporarily stop the delivery of your mail. When people see mail piling up in your mailbox and packages left on your front porch for several days, it becomes apparent that you are not home.