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Walmart Spent A Bunch Of Money On A Sci-Fi Truck (Look Away, Minimum-Wage Workers)

By Gregory Fink

Walmart has introduced a concept big-rig truck that may change the face of trucking as we know it … literally.

Called the WAVE, an acronym for Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience, the retail giant’s concept rig looks like it came right out of a sci-fi movie. And its design could help the company save big on fuel costs.

The vehicle’s cab has a sliding driver’s door and a center-mounted steering wheel in place of the traditional left- or right-side placement of the steering wheel.

The 53-foot trailer is made out of carbon fiber panels. (Walmart claims this is the first time …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green