TITLE

WHEN GAS MISERS TAKE TO THE ROAD

AUTHOR(S)
McCarty, Lyle H.
PUB. DATE
October 1991
SOURCE
Design News;10/7/91, Vol. 47 Issue 19, p172
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the study determining the fuel consumption of various vehicles in the U.S. Efforts of the engineers to determine the efficiency of the engines of several automobiles; Use of power-assisted brakes; Level of acceleration.
ACCESSION #
14044049

 

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