Basic transmission refinements are adding gears in either manual or automatic transmissions, and torque converter lockup in ... can be made smaller, resulting in lower loads from the mass and size of the engine and transmission themselves . ... Our example is die 1991 Ford Taurus, a mid-sized vehicle with a fuel economy of 27 mpg, close to the recent new car fleet average. ... A estimates average new car tire Cr at 1.1% in recent years and projects a decrease to 0.85 % by 2001 .
|Title||:||29th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference|
|Author||:||American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics|