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Improved Fuel and Energy Efficiency Through Optimized Bearing Design and Selection - February 2008

Mark Joki

The article "Improved Fuel and Energy Efficiency Through Optimized Bearing Design and Selection" appeared in the February 2008 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
Today, better fuel economy is a main objective in the automotive development process. It remains top-of-mind with the auto industry and consumers because of costs and environmental impacts. Because the industry’s average fuel-economy standard is required to increase by 40 percent by 2020, manufacturers and engineers are working to develop fuel-efficient, environmentally friendly and reliable designs for vehicles.

Keywords
fuel efficient bearings, automotive, bearing design, tapered roller bearings

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