It's time for a mass extinction. The junkyard you once knew will need to evolve, or die. In the new era, just 20 years from now, nearly 14 billion pounds of aluminum from new 2015 Ford F-150 trucks will flood auto recycling facilities, and if things work out right, aluminum prices will never be the same again.
The era of large-scale aluminum automobile manufacturing is coming, and it's going to have national—and global—implications. Here's what to expect.