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Impact Of Vehicle Weight Reduction On A Class 8 Truck For Fuel Economy Benefits

Report examines fuel efficiency impact of down weighting Class 8 trucks and trailers, based on the simulation of three different configurations of vehicles, payload conditions and the major drive cycles representing commercial transportation in the U.S.

Research Highlights

  • This report examines the fuel efficiency impact of downweighting Class 8 trucks and trailers, based on the simulation of three different configurations of vehicles, payload conditions and the major drive cycles representing commercial transportation in the United States. 

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