MAXIMIZATION OF HIGHWAY FREIGHT MOVEMENT USING A NEW TRACTOR TRAILER CONCEPT

A new highway freight transporting vehicle has been developed which maximizes the available payload space within existing regulatory limitaions. The vehicle is a combination of alow profiled driver forward mid-engined tractor coupled to a freight box, and pulling a semi-trailer. The application of existing components in the revised configuration will be discussed to clarify the design approach features and performance.

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  • Pagination: 7 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00193312
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 770890
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 26 1979 12:00AM