IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 11, November 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
P. Satya lakshmi, V. Hari Shankar
Fuel efficiency is the biggest design parameter of all heavy transport vehicles.Weight reduction is now the main issue in automobile industries. Weight reduction can be achieved primarily by the introduction of better material, design optimization and better manufacturing processes. The weight of the vehicle is going on increasing due to additional luxurious and safety features. The most effective method is to reduce the weight of the vehicle, but this cannot be done at the expense of safety. Safety here is for both the occupants of the vehicle and the pedestrians.