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May 16 2014 - Equipment

Meritor Adds Two New Axle Ratios to Improve Fuel Efficiency

Meritor

Two new axle ratios are available from Meritor, optimized to meet trucking's demand for improved fuel efficiency. Lower axle ratios promote downspeeding for optimum fuel efficiency.

Tags: Meritor, Downspeed, Axles, Fuel Economy

March 28 2014 - Products

Electronic Air Processing Uses ABS’s Controller for Compressor, Meritor Wabco Says

Meritor Wabco

Software stored in an upgraded control module on Meritor Wabco’s anti-lock braking system replaces the compressor’s mechanical governor and more precisely operates the mechanism, saving up to 1% in fuel.

Tags: Fuel Economy, air compressor, Meritor Wabco, Mid-America Trucking Show, Electronic, Air Dryers

March 27 2014 - Products

Peterbilt Adds Natural Gas Option to Models 579, 567

Peterbilt

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Cummins Westport ISX12 G and Quantum CNG tanks are key components of a gas-powered tractor displayed at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Tags: Natural Gas, Peterbilt, Fuel Economy, Mid-America Trucking Show, CNG

Cummins Turbo Technologies Waste Heat Expander

March 20 2013 - Products

Fuel-Saving Turbo Technologies Highlighted at Truck Show

Cummins Turbo Technologies

Cummins Turbo Technologies is showing off a suite of near-market and future solutions that it says can improve the fuel efficiency of any modern diesel engine by at least 6%, at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week.

Tags: Cummins, Fuel Economy, Engines, Turbochargers

February 6 2013 - Products

AeroFlex Composite Trailer Side Skirt

Freight Wing

Freight Wing has announced a new trailer side skirt, the AeroFlex Composite, which has been SAE/TMC tested to improve fuel economy by up to 7.45%. The skirts are SmartWay-verified.

Tags: Freight Wing, Trailer Skirts, Trailers, Aerodynamics, MPG, Fuel Economy

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