AirFlow Trucks More Than Doubles Big Rig Fuel Economy

AirFlow Trucks has debuted a big rig design that more than doubles the fuel economy of traditional semi-trucks, relying mostly on aerodynamics and efficiency improvements rather than fancy hybrid tech.

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EPA: Starting in 2014, Heavy-Duty Trucks Subject to Fuel-Efficiency Standards

In a nation suddenly concerned about squeezing as much mileage as we can out of our everyday consumer cars—and don’t get me wrong, we are correct in that goal—who’s paying attention to the big rigs?
The Federal government finally is, it turns out. For too long the large commercial trucks and buses have not been subject to the fuel-economy standards imposed on smaller vehicles, but that’s about to end with the imposition of new fuel economy standards on the larger vehicles starting in 2014.

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