WASHINGTON – A boxfish served as the design inspiration for the Mercedes-Benz Bionic Car, a highly aerodynamic concept vehicle unveiled by DaimlerChrysler AG at its Innovation Symposium exposition here. “Our engineers thought about the exciting idea of combining the aerodynamics of a fish with the look of a car,” says Thomas Weber, head of research and development for the Mercedes Car Group. Mercedes Bionic Car The sleek, front-drive, 4-door van, which was developed in about three ...

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