28 Nov '11, 10pm

Mercedes creates "aero trailer" concept to improve big rig fuel efficiency

Mercedes creates "aero trailer" concept to improve big rig fuel efficiency

Aero trailer design study from Mercedes-Benz: drastically cutting wind resistance and fuel consumption of semitrailer tractors • Aero trailer: 18 percent less wind resistance, nearly five percent less consumption • Airdams, trim panels and tapers reduce wind resistance • Aero trailer saves 2000 l of diesel and more than five tonnes of CO2 per annum • Know-how from more than 25 years of research into aerodynamics • Future integration of the trailer in telematics systems • Trailer axles from the truck manufacturer, highest service quality Stuttgart/Kortrijk – The wind resistance falls by 18 percent, the fuel consumption by virtually five percent: the design study from Mercedes-Benz goes by the working title "aero trailer" and shows how it is possible to reduce yet further the already low consumption and thus also the CO2 emissions of state-of-the-art trucks such as the new A...

Full article: http://www.green.autoblog.com/2011/11/28/mercedes-aero-tr...

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jetsongreen.com 28 Nov '11, 4am

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green.autoblog.com 29 Nov '11, 9pm

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Toyota's Fun-Vii Concept Vehicle A Mobile Marketing Machine

Toyota's Fun-Vii Concept Vehicle A Mobile Marke...

gas2.org 28 Nov '11, 10pm

Like many concept cars, the Fun-Vii is not designed with production in mind. But for a gearhead like me, who thrives off o...

Tokyo 2011: Toyota shows off the Fun-Vii concept

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paultan.org 01 Dec '11, 3am

This is one of Toyota’s latest concept cars. Called the Fun-Vii, it is currently being presented at the 2011 Tokyo Motor S...

Billie Achilleos creates Louis Vuitton animals for their Sydney store opening via @PurseBlog

Billie Achilleos creates Louis Vuitton animals ...

purseblog.com 28 Nov '11, 8pm

A while back, we showed you the collection of animals that British artist Billie Achilleos made out of Louis Vuitton small...

The 10 Coolest Solar Concept Vehicles of 2011

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solarfeeds.com 04 Dec '11, 2am

For years now, automobile manufacturers around the world have been working on suitable ways to harness the solar energy to...

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siemens.com 28 Nov '11, 8am

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