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What part of a car is ferrous?

It depends on the car, but for most cars the frame and body is made of steel and is therefore ferrous. However, some newer hybrid car bodies are made of aluminum or plastic and therefore not ferrous.

Are cars made of aluminum?

Most cars have some aluminum in the structure, but for the most part, car bodies are sheet steel. The 1980s DeLorean was constructed from aluminum.

Why metal is used for car bodies?

Strength, cheapness and the ability to be easily formed or "moulded". However, increasingly, a lot of car bodies incorporate fibre glass, plastics, carbon fiber and other composite materials.