Video: Ford Has Figured Out How To Trick A Person With Interior Lighting
Ford spoke about a new way to reduce heating and air conditioning costs in vehicle interiors. To do this, you can change the interior lighting in such a way that the passengers feel warm or cool.
In the course of experiments, Ford redesigned the 10-seater Transit minivan with bright LED lighting in the cabin. It turned out that the red-flooded interior gives passengers a feeling of warmth, and they are less likely to increase the temperature of the climate control. The blue lighting made the subjects feel cool, and they used the air conditioner less often.
- The results were obtained after the company's engineers simulated a winter ride at zero degrees Celsius during experiments and a summer ride at 30 degrees Celsius. In these cases, after the tests, the energy consumption of the air conditioner decreased - by 3.3 percent for cooling and by 2.5 percent for heating.
- According to Ford, saving on heating and air conditioning will reduce fuel consumption on cars with internal combustion engines and especially greatly increase the range of electric vehicles, because the air conditioner can reduce the cruising range on batteries by half. In addition to playing with lighting, the automaker plans to make savings with solar panels for climate control and upgrades in interior trim materials.
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