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New Cummins Engine Cuts CO2 Emissions By 80%

July 18th, 2014 | by Steve Hanley

Cummins, the diesel engine specialist, has just announced a new engine for medium duty delivery trucks that runs on E85 - a blend of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline - that can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80%

"SuperTruck" Achieves 54% Fuel Efficiency Enhancement

March 26th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown

A truck called the "SuperTruck" has achieved fuel efficiency 54% greater than that of average long-haul trucks. The SuperTruck achieved 9.9 MPG under real-world driving conditions, while typical long-haul trucks achieve 5.5 MPG to 6.5 MPG. Doesn't sound like much, but this improvement is actually huge

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