Fuel Economy Improvement for Heavy Trucks: A View of Existing Technology, Future Possibilities, and the Potential for Improvement

Research Report T901


Harvey Sachs, John DeCicco, Marc Ledbetter, and Ulrike Mengelberg


This report is a complete literature review of technologies for improving heavy truck fuel economy, including improvements to engines, transmissions, tires, aerodynamics, and alternative engines. Prepared for Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.