27 Mar '15, 11am

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By Stephen Edelstein 177 views Mar 27, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Heavy-duty trucks make up a fairly small percentage of the traffic on U.S. roads, but they cover many more miles each year than the average passenger car--with much worse fuel economy. Even small efficiency improvements for the biggest trucks can have a major impact on overall emissions, and perhaps lower the cost of the goods they transport as well. In that context, the Daimler Trucks North America "SuperTruck" is definitely worthy of its name. ALSO SEE: How To Make A Semi Much More Efficient: Cummins 'SuperTruck' (Mar 2013) Debuting this week at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, the experimental SuperTruck achieves a 115-percent improvement in fuel efficiency over a stock 2009 model. That far exceeds the goal of the Department of Energy-backed SuperTruck ...

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