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3 Disruptive Lessons Automakers Should Learn for Greater Efficiency: Recent advances in materials design -- part...

3 Disruptive Lessons Automakers Should Learn for Greater Efficiency: Recent advances in materials design -- part...

Editor's note: This is the second in a Rocky Mountain Institute series on the steps business leaders can take to seize the economic and competitive opportunities outlined in Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era. Automakers facing unprecedented market conditions, including higher fuel economy standards and consumer demand for efficiency in response to high fuel prices, can look to human evolution for design solutions that promise breakthrough efficiency. Recent evidence suggests that lightweight design enabled by the best available technology allowed humans to develop large brains . Early in our evolution, cooking food allowed fire to perform much of the work otherwise done by the digestive system, making more calories available per pound of ingested food and allowing us to develop lighter digestive machinery -- about 35 percent smaller than a ty...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/02/13/3-disruptive-less...

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