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Near term weight reduction potential in a 1977 General Motors B body vehicle

Donald A. Hurter

Near term weight reduction potential in a 1977 General Motors B body vehicle

by Donald A. Hurter

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Published by The Office, National Technical Information Service [distributor in Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motor vehicles -- United States -- Weight.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDonald A. Hurter, Philip G. Gott, Jeffrey Staley ; prepared for U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Research and Development.
    ContributionsGott, Philip G., Staley, Jeffrey Lyle., United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Research and Development., Arthur D. Little, Inc.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 60 p. :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17654273M

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Near term weight reduction potential in a 1977 General Motors B body vehicle by Donald A. Hurter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hurter, Donald A. Near term weight reduction potential in a General Motors B body vehicle. Washington, DC: The Office ; Springfield, Va.: National Technical Information Service [distributor, ].

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