By Timothy Hurst on October 27, 2010
6 existing technologies that will help reduce fuel consumption by the U.S. heavy duty truck fleet.
‘Clean-Idling’ Technology Could Stop Trucks from Wasting a Billion Gallons of Fuel Annually in the U.S.
By Timothy Hurst on August 30, 2010
Long-haul trucks idle 500 to 3,500 hours a year, burning an average of .80 gallons of diesel fuel per hour. At current fuel prices, that adds up to $3,000-$4,000 in fuel spent idling every year per truck. And with some fleets as large as 10,000 vehicles, money spent idling cuts into already narrow profit margins.