Hauling Industry News

TruckWings spread at speed to reduce drag, save fuel

By Pulltarps Mfg | November 15, 2017

XStream Trucking has introduced its TruckWings active cab-to-trailer aerodynamic system to the North American market. In its prototype form, called GapGorilla, it won the company first prize in the 2016 First Look West (FloW) competition run by Caltech’s Resnick Sustainability Institute. Now its shape-shifting approach to reducing drag is heading for the highway with the promise of fuel savings of up to five percent. Story by Mike Murphy / New Atlas

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