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A Look At Truck Fuel Efficiency In Commercial Trucks

*Image courtesy of Navistar

We’re all about continuous improvement here at Thunder Funding and we encourage all the fleets and owner operators we work with to assess what’s working -- and, what could be improved -- in their operations. With talks about the potential impacts of tariffs on Chinese imports, lower oil prices and a global economic slowdown threatening order cancellations, the industry has every reason to be more mindful of how we can be proactive should we get hit by a sector recession in the coming years.

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Topics: Fuel Efficiency

Electric Trucks, Emissions Savings, and Your Bottom Line

*Photo courtesy of Teslarati

We’ve seen and heard all about the electric trucks making their way onto our roads and into fleets in the name of increasing MPG and reducing fuel costs. But, have we considered all the variables in the debate between diesel versus electric power? As much as we’d like to make the comparison simple and straightforward, it’s anything but.

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Topics: Fuel Efficiency, Electric Vehicles

Improving MPG: Fuel Efficiency For Your Fleet

Freightliner's SuperTruck 

Reuters published an article earlier this year titled, U.S. Energy Information Administration Projects Diesel Fuel Consumption Increase on Growing Freight Transport Demand. The ATA also says that more than 70% of freight tonnages moved in the U.S. goes by truck. And, as the movement of freight increases, so too does the consumption of diesel fuel.

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Topics: Fuel Efficiency, Improving MPG