LAS VEGAS — Aerodynamic innovations developed for the Peterbilt SuperTruck II could enter service sooner rather than later to help comply with forthcoming emissions regulations.
Volvo Trucks North America said that its fuel efficient SuperTruck II significantly outperformed freight and fuel efficiency goals.
Navistar’s International SuperTruck II achieved a 60% reduction in weight compared with the baseline model due to a composite cab and trailer box, TPI Composites said.
Navistar’s International SuperTruck II reached a fuel efficiency of 16 miles per gallon and a 170% improvement in freight efficiency compared with a 2009 baseline, the company said June 20.June 21, 2023
LAS VEGAS — Daimler Truck North America has unveiled its SuperTruck II high-efficiency tractor-trailer combination, featuring freight efficiency gains that the company said are built around equipment and components central to real-world tractor-trailer operation.
SAN DIEGO — Peterbilt Motors Co. unveiled its SuperTruck II high-efficiency concept vehicle for the first time in the exhibit hall at American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition.
Daimler Trucks North America offered an early peek into the engineering and design work behind its SuperTruck II concept vehicle, which the manufacturer plans to unveil later this year.
Today’s tractors are more efficient due in large part to the aerodynamic concepts and ideas that truck makers were able to test under the Department of Energy’s 21st Century Truck Partnership, also known as SuperTruck.