Engineers at Mercedes-Benz have produced a concept car by looking for a specific example in nature which not only approximates to the idea of an aerodynamic, safe, comfortable and environmentally...

Engineers at Mercedes-Benz have produced a concept car by looking for a specific example in nature which not only approximates to the idea of an aerodynamic, safe, comfortable and environmentally compatible car in terms of details, but as a formal and structural whole. The example arrived at was the boxfish.

DaimlerChrysler has created this new concept vehicle to examine the great potential of bionics for automobile development. The design and lightweight construction would mean a 20 percent lower fuel consumption and up to 80 percent lower nitrogen oxide emissions.

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