Mixed Results on 2010 Engines from Truckers

There are mixed results from truckers on the new 2010 engines versus 2007 engines. TheTrucker.com shares findings from Transport Capital Partners’ first-quarter 2013 Business Expectations Survey. Over half of the carriers surveyed say that fuel economy has improved with new engines, but almost 40% report that there has been no change.

“Carriers differ in their measurement systems and tracking procedures, but the real story here is that very few carriers have seen a decline in fuel economy with the 2010 engines. Most of the carriers we talk to have reported overall improvement in miles per gallon in recent years from a combination of technology and training efforts,” states Steven Dutro, TCP Partner.

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