SILVERADO vs F-150 * USA: Superiority of steel
* Michigan - When it comes to truck beds, perhaps Chevrolet's jabs at the Ford F-150 aren't so unreasonable after all
(Video from Chevrolet - Jun 7, 2016: "We compared the roll-formed, high-strength steel bed of the Chevy Silverado to the aluminum bed of the Ford F-150. See how they held up")
--- One day after Chevrolet released a series of videos that “poked holes” at Ford for using aluminum on the beds of its F-150 pickups, the online jury of pickup owners has ruled Chevrolet in contempt — but a metallurgist and a leading maker of truck beds say General Motors was absolutely right to point out the superiority of steel for truck beds... In the videos, Chevrolet drops about 55 landscaping blocks into the beds of both the Silverado and the F-150 from a height of 1.5 metres. In 12 trials, GM says that the Silverado received only scratches and dents, while the F-150’s bed was punctured every time...
Detroit, MICH, USA - Driving, by Derek McNaughton - June 10, 2016
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