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Fuel efficiency

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How to choose the right aerodynamic fittings for your operation

Aerodynamic devices can save a typical long-haul operation as much as 10%* in fuel consumption. But it’s not just long-haul heavy duty operations with standard trailer configurations that can benefit. Other segments, including tank transport and construction, can also enjoy significant fuel savings with the right …

How aerodynamics and rolling resistance impact your truck’s fuel consumption

Did you know that for an average long-haul heavy-duty truck, overcoming air resistance contributes around 10 % to its fuel consumption? The good news is that there are things you can do to lessen the impact.

Are lightweight trucks right for your operations?

A lighter truck has many advantages, mainly higher payload and lower fuel consumption. However, the amount of weight you can save and where you can save it, is a balancing act which will depend a lot on the needs of your business and type of assignments you run.

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