Vehicle efficiency. Donatas Kveselys Florian Bergmann. Need to improve tires. Car tires account for 20% fuel consumption Estimated wear off 40,000km. Fig. 1: Tires magic triangle. Nanotech tire performance enhancement.
Fig. 1: Tires magic triangle
Fig. 2: F2-21 additive
sluggish oxygen reduction at the cathode is one main reason for efficiency loss
=> suitable catalyst?
Pt with carbon support:
Nitrogen doped Carbon Nano tubes:
First (vertically aligned) N-doped CNT was synthesized in 2009
still in fundamental Research