Foundries 90 percent of auto castings use iron, 92 percent of which are sand cast , and auto manufacturers operate about 20 percent of U.S. sand casting ... production of smaller parts generates excess capacity Materials substitution reduces sand casting with iron and increases die casting with aluminum Metal ... There are about 300, 000 automobile repair facilities in the United States11 (see table 61).
|Title||:||Increased automobile fuel efficiency and synthetic fuels : alternatives for reducing oil imports.|
|Author||:||USA. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1982|