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Tiina Holli

To Tradesman and skilled workers and other hives 16/02/2016

Toyota’s sick paint job could cut carbon emissions
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By Kate Yoder
on 12 Feb 2016 in GRIST
grist.org

http://grist.org/business-technology/toyotas-sick-paint-job-could-cut-carbon-emissions

Toyota’s 2017 Prius comes in a lurid shade of lime green that’ll make you thirsty for a mojito. Surprisingly, that same paint could make your car a little less thirsty for gasoline.

The vehicle’s “Thermo-Tect Lime Green” coating is solar reflective, meaning that the exterior absorbs less heat. That way, the inside of the car stays cooler, and you’re less likely to turn on the gas-guzzling air conditioner. In hot weather — which is becoming more and more frequent as the Earth warms up — cranking up the A/C can reduce fuel economy by more than 25 percent.

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