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40 % Less Fuel - Thanks to Cool Heads Instead of a Heavy Foot on the Accelerator

40 % Less Fuel - Thanks to Cool Heads Instead of a Heavy Foot on the Accelerator GUEST C OMMENTARY Dr. Bernd Scherer Managing Director of the Agricultural Engineering Association of the VDMA in Frankfurt (Germany) 40 % Less Fuel – Thanks to Cool Heads Instead of a Heavy Foot on the Accelerator Frequent drivers of automobiles are all too familiar with the de ­ reasonable assessments of the agricultural process. On the ceptive belief that an increased pace will result in a faster ar ­ other hand, agricultural machinery, the most important enabler rival. This is usually an illusion, since a brisk foot on the accel­ of modern agriculture, makes an essential contribution to tap­ erator pedal rarely achieves more than a considerable bill at the ping climate protection potentials. Although they have cer­ next filling station. The situation appears similar yet different tainly already reached the limits of physical feasibility in terms for fields, farm tracks and country roads, where agricultural of individual machines and their engines, from a dedicated pro­ machinery and tractors are moving in tough work and trans­ cess perspective these potentials are far from exhausted. For port environments. Here too, the driver plays a central role in instance, optimization of the logistics chain with a focus on to­ terms of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png ATZoffhighway worldwide Springer Journals

40 % Less Fuel - Thanks to Cool Heads Instead of a Heavy Foot on the Accelerator

ATZoffhighway worldwide , Volume 13 (2) – Jun 19, 2020

40 % Less Fuel - Thanks to Cool Heads Instead of a Heavy Foot on the Accelerator

Abstract

GUEST C OMMENTARY Dr. Bernd Scherer Managing Director of the Agricultural Engineering Association of the VDMA in Frankfurt (Germany) 40 % Less Fuel – Thanks to Cool Heads Instead of a Heavy Foot on the Accelerator Frequent drivers of automobiles are all too familiar with the de ­ reasonable assessments of the agricultural process. On the ceptive belief that an increased pace will result in a faster ar ­ other hand, agricultural machinery, the most important enabler rival. This...
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10.1007/s41321-020-0082-y
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Abstract

GUEST C OMMENTARY Dr. Bernd Scherer Managing Director of the Agricultural Engineering Association of the VDMA in Frankfurt (Germany) 40 % Less Fuel – Thanks to Cool Heads Instead of a Heavy Foot on the Accelerator Frequent drivers of automobiles are all too familiar with the de ­ reasonable assessments of the agricultural process. On the ceptive belief that an increased pace will result in a faster ar ­ other hand, agricultural machinery, the most important enabler rival. This is usually an illusion, since a brisk foot on the accel­ of modern agriculture, makes an essential contribution to tap­ erator pedal rarely achieves more than a considerable bill at the ping climate protection potentials. Although they have cer­ next filling station. The situation appears similar yet different tainly already reached the limits of physical feasibility in terms for fields, farm tracks and country roads, where agricultural of individual machines and their engines, from a dedicated pro­ machinery and tractors are moving in tough work and trans­ cess perspective these potentials are far from exhausted. For port environments. Here too, the driver plays a central role in instance, optimization of the logistics chain with a focus on to­ terms of

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Published: Jun 19, 2020

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