Put the Pedal to the (Green) Metal: Continental's Accelerator Force Feedback Pedal
Green Car Advisor reports that Continetal's chassis components business unit executive vice president, Peter Laier, said internal studies have found that using the vibrating pedal as a way to signal the right time to change gears can cut carbon dioxide emissions by about 5 to 10 percent. Sounds like an easy-to-implement, if somewhat annoying, fix. Laier said we might see the fuel-saving pedal reach a production car in 2012 or 2013.
[Source: Green Car Advisor]
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