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Building the ‘SuperTruck’: Cummins Takes Lead on Creating Fuel-Efficient Big Rigs

Engineer David Koeberlein will head to Texas this month to help test a new Cummins-powered, highly efficient SuperTruck. Koeberlein, Cummins Inc.’s go-to guy for the project, will ride in the new vehicle as it powers a payload of about 65,000 pounds along a 270-mile stretch of U.S. 287 between Fort Worth and Vernon in central […]

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Trading Tire Mileage for Fuel Economy

The concept of spec’ing new tires with shallower-than-typical tread depth for trailer and drive axle positions on a commercial vehicle might be considered anathema to many fleets – largely because starting with less tire tread results in getting fewer miles before tire removal, thus increasing a tire’s cost per mile. But if such shallower-than-typical tread resulted […]

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