Of all the technological advancements made in commercial truck engineering recently, those geared towards improving truck fuel efficiency are perhaps the most impressive. For vehicles with the sheer size and weight of most commercial trucks, fuel efficiency is a challenge, and only a select few brands are truly putting in the effort to overcome this challenge in a meaningful way. One company that has not only overcome, but far surpassed the fuel efficiency road block? Daimler Trucks North America! Read on to find out more.
At last month’s Mid-America Trucking Show, Daimler Trucks North America officially displayed their SuperTruck, a commercial truck designed with the Department of Energy’s fuel efficiency goals in mind. But the Department of Energy’s initial SuperTruck program set a bar that it was all-too easy for Daimler to attain: the program was conceptualized as an effort to reduce fuel consumption and emissions and improve freight efficiency by 50 percent. Daimler did this and more with their SuperTruck design. It is a true “truck of the future” that not only improved its fuel efficiency 50 percent, but a whopping 115 percent!
Daimler’s SuperTruck is a true game-changer for the commercial truck industry. In its five-day long trial trip, it was able to average 12.2 miles per gallon, a significantly improved number over the standard truck. Improved fuel efficiency has countless advantages: fleet owners will have to invest less money in fuel and can focus on expanding or improving their fleet, drivers will have more flexibility, and the environment will benefit immensely!
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