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Old 11-13-2020, 07:55 PM   #3651 (permalink)
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SuperTruck Making Leaps in Fuel Efficiency
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Truck Makers May Test Radically Different Aero Cab Designs With SuperTruck II
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The primary goal of SuperTruck II is to show a 100% freight-efficiency improvement in a tractor-trailer combination by either doubling the amount of freight that can be hauled with the same amount of fuel, or cutting fuel use 50%, in a representative customer drive cycle over a 2009 baseline, according to DOE.
SuperTruck Program Scores Big, Heads into Second 5-Year Phase
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Dubbed SuperTruck II, the five-year, $160-million program will see the same four teams of truck, engine and trailer builders from SuperTruck 1 attempt to move far beyond the successes they’ve already racked up. The teams spent $258 million – a combination of federal funding and their own money – on the first program.

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Old 11-13-2020, 08:05 PM   #3652 (permalink)
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Isn't Starship Initiative the one that had a poster here?

Yes it is: https://ecomodder.com/forum/search.php?searchid=4341504
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The motorcycle has been posted before, the (Auburn?) I don't know.
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The motorcycle has been posted before, the (Auburn?) I don't know.
I have been away from the forum for quite some time.
Should I delete the post ?
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Mid-1930s police car doesn't follow the default template:


https://lasmaquinasdelaguerra.files....a-ii-takom.jpg

Those machine guns remind me of a Dalek.

edit: Whelp, there's your problem:


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Four wheel steering requires voice coordination. That 8-liter four mounted that high up?
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other two contenders

If we had proper, side elevation views of the two, the Kamm/ Koenig research findings from FKFS would probably supply the numbers.

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