Active Aerodynamic Systems (Actasys, 2014)

12028677_617433385065328_937185785788644614_oActasys (http://www.actasysinc.com/) is a high-tech Start Up company concentrating on the development and delivery of active aerodynamics control systems to the automotive industry with the objective of increasing the fuel economy.  Aerodynamic drag accounts for more than 50% of the usable energy at highway speeds, a problem which applies primarily to trailer trucks. Every truck consumes approximately $61,000 per year in fuel and about $35,000 is used to overcome aerodynamic drag. Actasys device is based on a technology transfer from the aerospace industry. Actasys has been funded from government grants and angel investment and is currently undergoing field trials with a major grocery chain.

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