Scaling Cleaner Freight Movement

Aluminum Wheels

Aluminum wheels can replace steel wheels, reducing the weight of the wheels and improving fuel and freight efficiency. They also are popular in improving the appearance of the vehicle for brand, driver acceptance, and resale value.

Benefits

Fuel Savings
The lower weight of aluminum helps reduce fuel consumption.

Weight Savings
Aluminum wheels can remove hundreds of pounds from the weight of the tractor or trailer.

Appearance
Aluminum wheels are less prone to corrosion so maintain their appearance longer.

Challenges

Initial and Replacement Costs
Steel wheels typically cost less than aluminum wheels.

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