Scaling Cleaner Freight Movement

Platooning with Peleton

In November 2013, NACFE was engaged to help plan, execute and validate a fuel efficiency test of a platooning technology under development by Peloton Technology. The report below details a 10% fuel consumption reduction for the trailing tractor-trailer and a 4.5% reduction for the lead combination, when electronically connected at 36 feet separation and 64 mph.

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