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Factors Affecting Truck Fuel Economy Mobile App

The Factors Affecting Truck Fuel Economy mobile app was designed to assist truckers in reducing average fuel costs relating to average fleet miles per gallon. With ever rising fuel costs, having this app handy right from your smartphone or tablet will help you save money.

  • Lendlease
  • The Cooperative
  • PG&E
  • Red Bull
  • Mirvac

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    The average fuel costs of a given trucking fleet are related to two factors:

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    • Average fleet miles per gallon

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    • Average fuel cost per gallon

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    While it seems little can be done at the present time to reduce fuel cost per gallon, there are s...

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    The miles per gallon achieved by a given truck depends on many factors, the major ones being:

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    • Vehicle, Engine and Accessory Design and Maintenance

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    • Vehicle Operation

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    • Tire Selection and Maintenance

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    • Environmental Conditions

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    Major fuel-saving steps to apply to trucking operations are:

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    Use fuel-efficient high torque rise, lower RPM engines.

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    Use engine accessories with reduced horsepower requirements, such as clutch fans, synthetic lubr...

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    Use aerodynamic drag reduction devices such as flow deflectors and rounded trailer fronts and co...

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    Use radial tires in all wheel positions, trailer as well as tractor.

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    For best fuel economy, do not allow radial tires to operate below 95 PSI cold inflation pressure.

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    Do not exceed the tire’s rated speed; operate truck fully loaded as much of the time as possible...

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