Bright’s Plug-In Car: Aerodynamics Are Key
Revenge of the Electric Car
JANUARY 27, 2009
“The slimming of the battery essentially comes because of a focus on weight, aerodynamics, rolling resistance, new construction materials and other design factors, he said in an interview. By reducing wind resistance and weight, the company’s engineers effectively are reducing the amount of work an electric engine will have to perform to get the car up to driving speeds, which in turn conserves battery power..