Run on Less
Expect more Run on Less from NACFE
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has unveiled a new look and redesigned website (www.nacfe.org) as it widens its focus beyond the fuel-saving equipment and components on the road today. The organization’s original goal was to promote the doubling of freight-moving efficiency. And the recent Run on Less event proved that target is “pretty practical”, said executive director Mike Roeth, during a briefing at the Technology and Maintenance Council’s annual meeting. Seven trucks participating in Run on Less proved an average of 10.1 mpg (23.3 L/100 km) is possible with existing technologies, and under real-world operating conditions. This compares to a national average of 6.4 mpg (36.75 L/100 km), and U.S. Department of Energy super trucks achieving 11-13 mpg (21.38-18.09 L/100km).
Demo shows 10 mpg is possible
ATLANTA, GA - Seven trucks have proven that 10 miles per US gallon (23.5 liters per 100 kilometers) is possible using technologies on the road today. Trucks participating in the North American Council of Freight Efficiency's Run on Less demonstration rolled into the Georgia World Congress Center just in time for the opening of the first annual North American Commercial Vehicle Show Sunday, having logged about 80,600 kilometers since starting their journey September 6, and achieving an average of 10.1 miles per gallon (23.5 liters per 100 kilometers) during the cumulative 99 days of driving.
Event to show how to run on less
NEW YORK, NY - Seven fleets that collectively operate about 11,000 power units and 26,000 trailers have signed on to participate in Run on Less - a fuel-efficiency demonstration that runs September 6-28 and wraps up at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta, Georgia.The event is being run by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency, which has already developed a library of "confidence reports" that quantify the benefits realized through different fuel-saving technologies.
Road show to highlight fuel-efficient tech
NEW YORK, NY - Shell, PepsiCo, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) and Carbon War Room are joining forces in a U.S. road show to showcase fuel-efficiency technologies - and the final stop on September 24 will be at the new North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show in Atlanta, Georgia.