Only about 20% of the energy in a gallon of gasoline is put to useful work in propelling a passenger automobile. Although aerodynamic drag, rolling resistance, drivetrain efficiency, and weight reduction are important to consider, the engine remains the key to major reductions in fuel consumption.

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 24-26
  • Serial:
    • Automotive Engineering
    • Volume: 84
    • Issue Number: 3
    • Publisher: Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
    • ISSN: 0098-2571

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00095813
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE Paper 750005
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1975 12:00AM