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Alcoa Wheels

There's no denying they look good, but the benefits of our wheels go well beyond the beauty.

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Improve productivity. Lower lifetime costs.

Lower vehicle weight increases productivity and fuel economy. That, plus less maintenance and higher resale value combine to improve your bottom line.

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Enhance image. Benefit from confidence.

Alcoa wheels get noticed. Eye-catching appeal improves the perception of your rig and company. That backed by global resources, service and support programs creates an experience that is second to none.

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Meet sustainability goals.

Lighter weight aluminum wheels allow for increased payloads or improved fuel efficiency. Reduced trips or using less fuel means reduced CO2. Plus, it’s recyclable. In fact, 73% of all aluminum produced since 1888 is still in use today.

The reinvention of the wheel

The best keep getting better.

We advanced the transportation industry with the first forged aluminum wheel in 1948, and have been reinventing it ever since.

First forged aluminum multi-piece wheel invented.

1948

First forged aluminum multi-piece wheel invented.
First forged aluminum tubeless wheel introduced.

1956

First forged aluminum tubeless wheel introduced.
6061 alloy commercialized and becomes industry standard.

1968

6061 alloy commercialized and becomes industry standard.
First forged aluminum wide base wheel introduced.

1971

First forged aluminum wide base wheel introduced.
First forged aluminum hub pilot wheel introduced.

1980

First forged aluminum hub pilot wheel introduced.
First 14" wide base forged aluminum wheel introduced.

2001

First 14" wide base forged aluminum wheel introduced.
Dura-Bright® Wheels invented and patented.

2001

Dura-Bright® Wheels invented and patented.
Dura-Flange® introduced to reduce or virtually eliminate rim flange wear.

2005

Dura-Flange® introduced to reduce or virtually eliminate rim flange wear.
Dura-Bright® with XBR™ Technology introduced.

2006

Dura-Bright® with XBR Technology introduced.
LvL ONE® Wheels introduced. Lighter. Brighter. Stronger.

2009

LvL ONE® Wheels introduced. Lighter. Brighter. Stronger.
CalcuLighter™ launched. Online tool easily determines ROI.

2010

CalcuLighter launched. Online tool easily determines ROI.
Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Silver Level.

2012

Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Silver Level.
14" wide base wheel reintroduced. Even lighter.

2012

14" wide base wheel reintroduced. Even lighter.
Alcoa announces first new alloy in 45 years - the MagnaForce® alloy.

2013

Alcoa announces first new alloy in 45 years - the MagnaForce® alloy.
M-Series® fitments announced for Medium Duty vehicles.

2013

M-Series® fitments announced for Medium Duty vehicles.
Alcoa Ultra ONE® Wheels with MagnaForce® alloy introduced.

2014

Alcoa Ultra ONE® Wheels with MagnaForce® alloy introduced.
The lightest wheel in its class.
Lighter again. LvL ONE® technology

2014

Lighter again. LvL ONE® technology
lowers weight of 14" wide base and 9" wheels.
Alcoa Wheels Truck Run game app launched.

2014

Alcoa Wheels Truck Run game app launched.



Dura-Bright® EVO introduced. A force EVOlved.

2015

Third generation
Dura-Bright® EVO introduced. A force EVOlved.
M-Series® Medium Duty Wheels debut

2016

M-Series® Medium Duty Wheels debut
for Sprinter and Transit vehicles.
Ultra ONE® Wheels with MagnaForce® alloy

2016

Ultra ONE® Wheels with MagnaForce® alloy
available in a growing family of sizes.
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