Many of us are familar with some of the newer attempts at using aluminum including Vitus and Alan. These frames were used in the Tour de France for a few years and were OEM'd by other builders like Guerciotti, Motobecane and Colnago.
|my thanks to Jos @ V*V*Velo|
|photo courtesy of monclerk2|
This brings us up to the hydroformed frames that started appearing in the Tour de France in about 1995.