28 Nov '13, 12am

Ford offers insight into benefits of lightweighting: Carmakers are increasingly turning away from size and pow...

Ford offers insight into benefits of lightweighting: Carmakers are increasingly turning away from size and pow...

Carmakers are increasingly turning away from size and power and leaning towards lightweighting and fuel consumption: and now Ford has explained the potential benefits. Researchers from the company's systems analytics and environmental sciences department in Dearborn have produced a physics-based model of mass-induced fuel consumption that is meant to be used for vehicle lifecycle assessments. In the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology , they use their model to estimate mass-induced fuel consumption values for a 2013 internal combustion engine ranging from 0.2-0.5litres per 100km/100kg. The results show that lightweighting is most effective when applied to vehicles with high power and high fuel consumption. They state that lightweighting is "an effective measure to reduce use-phase environmental impacts". As the production and processing of lightweight materials ...

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