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Systems Level Technology Development, Integration,and Demonstration for Efficient Class 8 Trucks (SuperTruck Initiative)

The SuperTruck Initiative is a government-industry collaboration focused on increasing the fuel efficiency of long haul trucks, or 18-wheelers, by 50 percent by 2015. To achieve its goal, companies are developing and improving vehicle technologies in engine efficiency, aerodynamics, waste heat recovery, and hybridization, among other approaches.

 

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