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By Stephen Edelstein 4,523 views Sep 23, 2015 When it comes to improving fuel efficiency, aerodynamic aids can be an important tool for automotive engineers. As well as streamlining their cars, manufacturers are adding an increasing number of aerodynamic features, such as active grille shutters and underbody trays. But this new plug-in hybrid concept car takes things to a new extreme. DON'T MISS: Germans Vs Tesla In High-End Electric Cars: Will Fast Charging Follow In Time? The Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA (Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile) debuted at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show with a unique party trick. It can change shape under certain driving conditions, to increase fuel efficiency. At speeds above 80 kph (about 50 mph), the IAA transforms, according to Mercedes. Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show Enlarge Photo Its grill...

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