Fuel Smarts


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September 9 2015 - Equipment

FlowBelow AeroKit Designed for Tanker Industry

FlowBelow Aero

FlowBelow Aero’s tractor-mounted Tank Truck AeroKit system is designed specifically for tank truck applications.

Tags: Trailers, Aerodynamics, Tankers, FlowBelow

February 13 2015 - Products

Meritor Wabco Automatic Lift Axle Control Manages Suspension Load

Meritor Wabco

Meritor Wabco’s SmartTrac automatic trailer lift axle control system is designed to monitor suspension load and manage lift axles for trailers.

Tags: Electronic Stability Control, Meritor Wabco, Lift Axle, Trailers

February 15 2015 - Products

Converter Dolly Automatically Closes Gap

Silver Eagle Mfg.

The large gap between combination trailers can now be decreased at highway speeds to reduce aerodynamic drag and save fuel with Silver Eagle Manufacturing’s T-Dolly.

Tags: Trailers, Silver Eagle Mfg., Converter Dollies, Double Trailers, Fuel Economy, Technology & Maintenance Council

August 22 2014 - Products

SmartTruck TopKit Offers 'Near-invisible" Aero Improvement for Trailers


SmartTruck's new TopKit system aerodynamic device is a "nearly invisible" system for improving fuel efficiency on dry-van and refrigerated trailers.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, SmartTruck, Aerodynamics, Trailers, EPA SmartWay

Kentucky Trailer is installing tall versions of the Trailer Tail at its plant in Louisville.

March 29 2014 - Products

Kentucky Trailer to Offer Trailer Tail DropFrame Aero Fairings


MATS, LOUISVILLE -- ATDynamics and Kentucky Trailer say they’ve formed a partnership to offer the DropFrame version of the TrailerTail as a standard order option on new trailer orders.

Tags: Trailers, ATDynamics, Aerodynamics, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 6 2014 - Products

Transtex Introduces Edge Trailer Skirts


Transtex Composite announced the immediate availability of its new Edge trailer skirts. Edge trailer skirts come with an unconditional 15-­year warranty.

Tags: Trailers, Aerodynamics, Trailer Skirts, Transtex

The company says its new side fairing, when combined with the SmartTruck UnderTray System, delivers up to a 10.5% gain in fuel savings.

March 26 2013 - Products

SmartTruck Unveils Lo-Pro Version of Trailer Side Fairing System


LOUISVILLE -- SmartTruck introduced a low-profile version of its trailer Side Fairing system late last week during the Mid-America Trucking Show, allowing it to fit on more kinds of trailers.

Tags: Trailers, SmartTruck, Mid-America Trucking Show, Aerodynamics

March 26 2013 - Products

New Aerodynamic Trailer Skirt Technology Introduced


LOUISVILLE – BetterTrucker.com, an online marketplace for truckers and trucking companies, introduced what it calls the “next-generation” semi-trailer side skirt at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Trailers, Aerodynamics, Trailer Skirts

March 6 2013 - Products

Utility Introduces New Side Skirt Design

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company

The Utility Side Skirt 120A-4 is a new advanced aerodynamic side skirt design, is U.S. EPA SmartWay verified to achieve greater than 5% fuel savings.

Tags: Trailers, Utility Trailer, Aerodynamics

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: Trailer Skirts, Trailers, Aerodynamics, MPG, Fuel Economy