1965-02-01

Factors Affecting Fuel Economy in Diesel Powered Vehicles 650430

The cost of fuel is a major expense item for long-haul fleet operators.
There are many factors which affect fuel economy. The following are reviewed in this paper: the operational requirements, the engine, the engine installation, the gearing, the driver and the maintenance procedures. Each item is discussed and specific recommendations are made on how to improve fuel economy.

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