This is a new approach. It seems that an electronic plasma generator can reduce aerodynamic drag. A new patent has been granted on such, U.S. Patent # 8,091,950.
The application of the plasma generators seems to be mainly targeting class 8, heavy, trucks. It reads by locating the plasma generator at strategic locations on the truck/trailer combination, especially at the back end of the trailer, reduces the aerodynamic drag of the vehicle.
Interesting stuff. Opens up a whole new area of aerodynamic modification.
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