Partially synthetic lower viscosity 10W-30 and 5W-30 oils are supplanting the industry standard 15W-40 heavy-duty oil. The new formulas cost more but can bring up to 2 percent better fuel economy with longer intervals between changes.
Already the undisputed Class 8 sales leader, the 2020 Freightliner Cascadia arriving this fall is a technological tour de force that allows the truck to do most of the work of driving.
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Ten regional haul fleets will participate in NACFE’s Run on Less Regional challenge to measure fuel efficiency and other metrics in real-world operation.
About C$12 million in federal and provincial funding will support fuel-saving devices and retrofitting.
The funds will be used to accelerate the company’s efforts to improve fuel efficiency in the trucking industry.
addvantage USA injects a specific amount of LPG in the engine air intake to increase fuel efficiency and reduce NOx emissions.
When Daimler Trucks North America introduced its 2020 model year Freightliner New Cascadia. all attention was focused on the eye-opening headline: it is a Level 2 autonomous truck. While that is the sexy part of the truck, an even sexier headline for fleets should be the advances in fuel efficiency in the new model.