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Lacks Wheel Trim Systems LLC, a business unit of Grand Rapids-based Lacks Enterprises Inc., announced that its eVOLVE hybrid wheel demonstrated significant fuel economy improvements during recent tests on cars, light-duty trucks and SUVs.
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Lacks Wheel Trim Systems LLC, a business unit of Lacks Enterprises, Inc., Thursday introduced its all-new patented eVolve hybrid composite wheel technology.
Based on Lacks’ successful Chromtec wheel technology, eVolve wheels are an attractive, highly engineered hybrid-composite wheel that enable a fuel economy improvement of 1.1 miles per gallon highway by balancing weight reduction and optimizing aerodynamics.
Emissions from new vehicles are down a record 20 percent in the last five years, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
Fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States is up for the first time in five months, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
As the Obama administration today releases final rules for reaching a 54.5 mile per gallon fuel economy by 2025, auto companies say they’ve already begun working to meet the challenge.