GM joins Model Fuels Consortium

September 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Sep2007, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p5
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The article reports that General Motors has joined the Model Fuels Consortium (MFC), a group designed to develop, validate and implement advanced simulation methods to improve fuel efficiency and decrease emissions. MFC was established in 2005 by Reaction Design. Other member companies include Chevron, Cummins, Dow Chemical Co. and Ford Motor Co.


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