ENERGY USE AND OTHER COMPARISONS BETWEEN DIESEL AND GASOLINE TRUCKS

This report presents fuel consumption and other data on comparable diesel and gasoline trucks. The data was compiled from actual, operational records of the Maine Department of Transportation for trucks of about 24,000 pounds gross vehicle weight and 150 to 180 horsepower. Information on the use of other petroleum based products such as engine oil and lubes is also given, together with initial maintenance costs.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Maine Department of Transportation

    Materials and Research Division, Box 1208, Hogan Road
    Bangor, ME  United States  04402

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142

    Department of Transportation

    Office of Systems Engineering, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Jacobs, JHG
  • Publication Date: 1977-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 135 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00155378
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-OST-76-47 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-1042
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1977 12:00AM