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MetroMPG 02-13-2008 10:12 PM

Ecomodders featured on CNET news.com
 
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It's currently on the front page @ http://news.com , but I expect it'll be replaced with something else soon.

Permanent link: http://www.news.com/Photos-Ecomodder...?tag=nefd.lede

It's a slide show, focusing almost entirely on aeromods. There are descriptive captions with each image.

Naturally, basjoos' Aerocivic leads the parade, followed by ...
  • another image of the Aerocivic!
  • an image of a 1947 Tatra T87 to compare to basjoos' car
  • the kardboard partial Kammback prototype on my car
  • AndrewJ's distinctive front air dam :P
  • a side shot of Andrew's car (the one with the cat!)
  • Phil Knox' (aerohead) Toyota T-100 - rightfully identified as a pioneering modder
  • Brett's (bondo) beautifully made aero bed cap on his Ford F-150 pickup
  • bestmapman's Photoshop exercise showing his ideal Prius
  • a trio of older vehicles, examples of streamlined "styling", if not actually efficient shapes
  • a Hummer H2, as an example of what NOT to do, aerodynamically
  • and to top it off, a picture of the stunning Aptera 3-wheeler, destined to become a future icon of aerodynamic achievement
Check it out: http://www.news.com/Photos-Ecomodder...?tag=nefd.lede

bestmapman 02-13-2008 10:29 PM

Great publicity for the site.

Daox 02-13-2008 10:40 PM

Very cool article.

Gone4 02-13-2008 11:18 PM

Awesome work. Now just don't let the host shut the site down again during the new round of publicity.

MetroMPG 02-13-2008 11:23 PM

You got that right! We're not digging this one :)

No more big digg attempts until we're set up on our own brand new box (probably sometime next week).

cfg83 02-14-2008 02:14 AM

Woo Hoo!

basjoos 02-20-2008 06:53 AM

Too bad they didn't show the boattailed 1939 Maybach. That is a better comparison to my car than the Tatra.

NoCO2 02-20-2008 10:14 AM

That's awesome man. It seems like you guys really have something great going here. I know from my experience here so far and all this publicity that this site is really great. It's nice to see that people are finally starting to take a serious interest in saving fuel.

bbb3108 02-20-2008 11:28 AM

This article is how I found out about the site, and now I'm considering doing some aeromods to my 91 civic!

MetroMPG 02-20-2008 10:25 PM

Well, CNET liked us so much, they put basjoos' car back on the front page of news.com for most of Monday again. Reduce, reuse, recycle - even in the news biz.


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