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All-New 2018 Jeep® Wrangler Sheds Weight, Boosts Performance With Help From New Arconic Alloy

  • Arconic aluminum helps all-new Jeep Wrangler shed approximately 75
    pounds from previous model
  • New design features Jeep's lightest and strongest doors ever, made
    with proprietary Arconic alloy

Global technology, engineering and advanced manufacturing leader Arconic
(NYSE:ARNC) today announced it is supplying a new proprietary and highly
formable aluminum to FCA US LLC to shed weight and boost performance of
its 2018 Jeep® Wrangler. The Wrangler is one of the automaker's top
selling vehicles, helping drive the brand to its best May sales ever.

"Consumers continue to demand stronger, safer and smarter vehicles,"
said Mark Vrablec, Vice President of Commercial Business Development for
Arconic's Global Rolled Products. "Arconic is proud to develop solutions
that increase performance and decrease weight, which are strong selling
points for Jeep buyers."

The new lightweight, high-strength aluminum front and rear doors are 12
and 10.5 pounds lighter, respectively, compared to the previous models
partly because they are made with Arconic's C6A1 alloy. This new alloy
has formability characteristics that enable automakers to achieve more
challenging designs while maintaining strength and durability.

The same highly formable Arconic alloy is being used by FCA US in other
popular vehicles to provide high-form, lightweight design solutions.
Developed by Arconic's Global Rolled Products business, products made
with the new alloys are supplied from Arconic's plants in Alcoa, TN,
Davenport, IA and Lancaster, PA.

Launched in late 2017, FCA US shed 200 pounds in total from the new
Wrangler over its previous steel design. In addition to the proprietary
alloy, Arconic also supplies aluminum sheet for the Wrangler's hood,
windshield frame inner and various seal retainers and reinforcements.

Arconic is a premier partner to the high-growth automotive industry with
key operations in Davenport, IA, Alcoa, TN and Lancaster, PA, as well as
breakthrough technologies like the Arconic Micromill™ in San Antonio,
TX. According to the 2017 Ducker Worldwide survey, aluminum content in
North American passenger vehicles, particularly light trucks and SUVs,
is expected to increase 42 percent from its 2015 level by the year 2028.

About Arconic

Arconic (NYSE:ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape
industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve
complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build
and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced
manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and
efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. For more
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limitation, statements regarding aluminum content in vehicles.
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materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements due
to a variety of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to,
deterioration in global economic and financial market conditions
generally, and unfavorable changes in the passenger vehicle market.
Market projections are subject to the risks discussed above and other
risks in the market. Arconic disclaims any obligation to update publicly
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