With the new EPA fuel standards for large trucks looming on the horizon all the major OEMs are now stepping up their fuel economy programs. Freightliner for instance has laid plans to increase fuel economy on the Cascaida by 5% every two years until 2015. Technologies like SCR, aerodynamics, engine fluids and powertrain evolution will play a major role in the Cascaida eventually achieving a baseline MPG of 7.6 by the quarter century mark. Read the full report at Truck News.
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