advertising by Therese Langer, Transportation Program Director, ACEEE With heavy truck fuel efficiency standards in place and federal agencies gearing up for the next phase of the program, it’s time to consider energy savings opportunities in the freight system more broadly. Our new report Energy Efficiency Potential of the U.S. Freight System: A Scoping Exercise [...]
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advertising GMC put its new 2014 Sierra pickup through more time in the wind tunnel than any other truck before it and, as a result, found significant design improvements to bolster efficiency. They also learned that a lot of “facts” about pickup truck aerodynamics are actually myths. To achieve improved airflow, aerodynamic engineers like Diane [...]
When the all-new 2014 GMC Sierra full-size pickup arrives this summer, its standard 4.3L EcoTec V-6 it will offer the most torque of any standard V-6 in the segment – 305 lb-ft (413 Nm). Three new, advanced EcoTec3 engines will be available this year – a 5.3L available at launch, followed by the 4.3L and [...]
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has lent its name to an entire vehicle segment and is a synonym for large vans all around the globe. The Sprinter has always driven innovations in its segment — a tradition that is being continued by the new model. The new Sprinter continues to set standards, boasting five new safety systems, [...]