1977-02-01

Rational Use of Energy in Road Transport 770684

The various factors influencing the amount of fuel consumed when transporting goods by truck are outlined. Descriptions of methods and how to select the most suitable equipment for reducing fuel consumption per transported ton and km are presented.Specifically a method for calculating transport time and fuel consumption in truck transport is described, and it is shown how the method can be applied for optimizing the power train from an economy point of view. Some notes on safety aspects are also given.

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