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Old 09-04-2017, 02:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
Enough to where electric vehicles have closed off grill openings.
If you block off the grill you may have the electric fans kinking on more, eating up some of the savings.
Newer vehicles must have spent time in the wind tunnel working on minimizing the grill opening effects compared to vehicles from years ago. That's the only thing I can think of.
Well, why would an EV have openings on the front for cooling? They have no combustion engine to cool, although I am sure that the electronics and motors require some cooling. Even a 1 percent drag reduction would be enough for the manufacturers to block off the openings on EVs.
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