Fact #113: January 24, 2000
Fuel Conservation Equipment on Medium and Heavy Trucks: 1992-1997
Between 1992 and 1997, the number of medium and heavy trucks (>10,000 lb GVW) in operation increased 10.8%. Over the same period, the number of trucks incorporating fuel conservation equipment increased 25-48%.
|Fuel Conservation Equipment||% Change|
|Fuel Economy Engine||34.9%|
|Variable Fan Drives||30.4%|
|Road Speed Governors||27.6%|
|Other Fuel Conservation Devices||27.3%|
|Axle or Drive Ratio||26.1%|
Note: The number of medium and heavy trucks (>10,000 lb GVW) in operation during this period increased 10.8%.