8 fuel-saving car technologies
There's a famous saying among ski jumpers that fat don't fly. Well, if you spend enough on horsepower, you can make the heaviest vehicle accelerate rapidly. The tradeoff, of course, is fuel economy. Now, the industry knows it's time to trim the fat, especially out of light trucks. The trick is going to be how to accomplish this task without compromising the vehicles' load capacity, durability, and body rigidity.
Pictured: The Land Rover LR4, at 5,617 pounds, is a preposterously heavy car, even for an SUV.