Innovation in Truck Technologies [E-Book] / Jorgen Christensen ... [et al]
Christensen, Jorgen
Glaeser, Klaus Peter / Shelton, Terry / Moore, Barry / Aarts, Loes
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2010
32 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
OECD/ITF Joint Transport Research Centre Discussion Papers ; 2010/10
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This paper, extracted from the forthcoming report on "Moving Freight with Better Trucks" describes the innovations in truck engine and vehicle technology which aim to: i)improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions of CO2; ii) improve truck efficiency by increasing payload capacity; iii) improve compliance with regulations; iv) improve safety and truck operation through the adotiopn of driver support and communication systems.