THE USER'S APPROACH TO FUEL ECONOMY THROUGH UTILITY FLEET VEHICLE AND EQUIPMENT SPECIFICATIONS
A survey taken of utility fleets throughout the United States and Canada indicates that most are taking action to reduce fuel consumption through specification and operational activities. One fleet's experience and results with mid-range diesels is given, showing substantial benefits over gasoline engines, especially in power take-off operation. Additional fuel reductions are possible by specifying smaller automobiles and smaller engiens with manual transmissions in vans and pickups.
Warrendale, PA United States 15096
- Siegel, H
- Palinkas, G L
- Publication Date: 1980-2
- Pagination: 8 p.
- TRT Terms: Automobiles; Diesel engines; Energy conservation; Fleet management; Fuel consumption; Gasoline engines; Size; Vehicle power plants
- Uncontrolled Terms: Fleets
- Old TRIS Terms: Automobile engines
- Subject Areas: Energy; Environment; Highways; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00315485
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 800130
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Nov 19 1980 12:00AM