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.
Bangor, ME United States 04402
Transportation Systems Center55 Broadway, Kendall Square
Cambridge, MA United States 02142
Department of TransportationOffice of Systems Engineering, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Jacobs, JHG
- Publication Date: 1977-2
- Pagination: 135 p.
- TRT Terms: Alternatives analysis; Costs; Data collection; Depreciation; Diesel engines; Energy; Engines; Fuel conservation; Fuel consumption; Gasoline engines; Lubricating oils; Lubrication; Maintenance; Maintenance management; Motor vehicles; Performance evaluations; Petroleum; Statistics; Tables (Data); Trucks
- Uncontrolled Terms: Maintenance costs
- Old TRIS Terms: Capitalized costs; Truck engines
- Subject Areas: Data and Information Technology; Energy; Finance; Geotechnology; Highways; Maintenance and Preservation; Motor Carriers; Safety and Human Factors; Vehicles and Equipment;
- 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