Long-Term Solutions: How to Improve Truck Fuel EconomyFuel economy continues to be among top concerns for trucking companies, which is why many fleet owners and operators are focused on increasing fuel efficiency and minimizing fuel consumption. When updating your vehicles, consider equipping them with the following features to improve fuel economy and save big annually:
Predictive Cruise Control
Utilizing cruise control technologies in trucks has proven to boost a fleet’s overall fuel economy. Some of the newer technology incorporates features to keep drivers safe and protect both equipment and cargo.
Predictive cruise technology optimizes cruising based on topographical GPS data to help maximize fuel economy. As a truck enters certain types of terrain, such as rolling hills, the predictive cruise control allows speeds to drop slightly below the set cruise, which is an effective way to boost fuel economy.
- Tread compounding
- Tread pattern design
- Tire structure
Automated Manual Transmissions
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