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April 10, 2012

Nina Tortosa – Working in a Windstorm

Nina Tortosa is an aerodynamics engineer working to make sure vehicles move through the air with the least amount of resistance possible.

Nina Tortosa is an aerodynamics engineer working to make sure vehicles move through the air with the least amount of resistance possible. That improves fuel economy and lessens emissions. To do her job, she works inside the GM wind tunnel and determines the best shapes to save gas.

She takes us inside the wind tunnel and shows us how they create the wind to simulate the conditions a car encounters while driving down the road.

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