Friday, February 10, 2012

DOE, Volvo partners build trucks that are more efficient

Friday, February 10, 2012

DOE stressed on 27 January its partnership with the Volvo Group to market and deploy innovative technologies that help, the competitiveness of U.S. car truck and the processing industry. Through DOE's Super Truck program, the Volvo Group received $ 19 million to improve the efficiency of commercial vehicles such as the Mack and Volvo trucks. The company is the Super Truck Program Award dollar for dollar match. The Volvo Group, participate in one of the four Super truck development projects, which are on increasing the fuel efficiency of trucks of class 8, known as 18-wheelers, by 50%. To achieve this goal, companies develop and vehicle technologies in motor efficiency, aerodynamics, waste heat recovery, and hybridization, such as to improve. DOE expects that 9.75 increased mpg fuel economy of 6.5 miles per gallon (mpg).

Also production efficiency has the Volvo Group as part of the DOE plants better program that embraces better building, pledge reduce the energy intensity of their production facilities with support and guidance from DOE. River Valley at the plant of the company in Dublin, Virginia has implemented a number of measures it, which in turn reduces energy intensity in one year by almost 30%. See the DOE press release and a DOE brochure on the Volvo Group success.

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