Current Issue
Published on April 5, 2013

Tire inflation pressure and fuel consumption

Download PDF Version 2723kb

In the quest to provide consumers vehicles that travel farther using less hydrocarbon fuel, many technologies are employed by the automotive industry. One of the most dramatic is the successful introduction of hybrid vehicles that use electrical energy to help propel the car. Other auxiliary power sources are being investigated including fuel cells, hydraulic and flywheel power sources. This piece will show how using air to increase the fuel efficiency of a vehicle is a viable and worthwhile endeavor for the American motorist.