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Fuel Economy: The Talk of the Town

Where specialists and professionals share insights and inspirations to grow business and construct careers It’& rsquo; s intriguing to me when other folks in the industry hit on a few of the exact same points we perform in our work toward improving fleet effectiveness. An associate of mine participated in the current Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week and reported on some of the things she heard that related to sustain economy. Rick Dauch, president and CEO of Accuride, commented, “& ldquo; In 2012 we heard we had to get lighter.” & rdquo; He also referred to the upcoming Phase 2 of Greenhouse Gas policies that call for a 24 % decrease in emissions and reminded the audience that decreasing truck weight by 10 % cuts fuel use by 5 % to 10 %. Then he announced 2 lightweight aluminum wheels that minimize weight by 5 % to 7 % and a brake drum that 8 61 lbs. Eaton revealed an enhanced lubes portfolio, and Donna Mosher, engineering technical professional, Eaton said, “& ldquo; We & rsquo; ve raised the bar to satisfy and surpass consumer demands for fuel efficiency, extended drain periods and improved performance.” & rdquo; She included that preliminary tests have actually shown fuel economy improvements of 1.5 % on non-Fuller Benefit Series transmissions. Dana released a line of aftermarket elements created for downsped engines. The business stated, its Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem axles weigh 21 pounds less than competitive 40,000-pound tandem assemblies, and also enable increased general automobile efficiency of 2 percent and can conserve more than 2,700 gallons of fuel over 5 years, decreasing carbon-dioxide emissions by more than 60,000 pounds. In his discussion on How Emerging Technologies Can Produce Aftermarket Opportunities, Derek Kaufman, handling partner of Schwartz Advisors and president of C3 Network, repeated that of the values of telematics was to monitor idle times. Less idling leads to a reduction in fuel consumption. While Kaufman thinks autonomous trucks are still a ways off in the future, he believes platooning will …
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Gujarat Logistics Wins Fleet Operator of the Year at Apollo CV Awards 2016

MUMBAI, February 22, 2016/ PRNewswire/– Gujarat-based   surface area ​ transport operators, Gujarat Logistics,   has actually been   honored   with distinguished National award as  ’Fleet Operator of the Year-Niche Applications’   at   Apollo CV Awards – 2016. The award existed by Mr. Rajindersingh Sachdeva, Executive Vice President – Volvo Eicher Group,   throughout the grand award ceremony held at Hotel ITC Grand, Mumbai in presence of Mr. Vinod Dasari – President SIAM/MD & CEO Ashok Leyland; Mr. Erich Nesselhauf – CEO/MD Daimler India; Mr. Nalin Mehta – MD & CEO, Mahindra Truck & Bus Ltd.; Mr. Dilip Chhabria CEO – DC Designs   and Mr. G.Raghuram Dean -   IIM Ahmedabad and lots of other prominent leaders   and CEO’s of Indian Auto/CV market also presented   in the   event. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Deepak Thacker, creator partner Gujarat   Logistics said,”It is   a happy moment for us being called as ‘Fleet Operator of the Year-Niche Application’ at the most prominent awards of CV   industry. This   recognition absolutely inspires us to do more improvement in term of development   and   quality of our services.” Gujarat Logistics has been chosen as a winner amongst countrywide nominations gotten for fleet category-niche applications after   in-depth development, due diligence audits, and distinct validation procedure based on various parameters created by British Quality Structure, which was carried out by   Metrics International   (National partner British quality structure in India ). About CV Awards:    CV   Awards is   the most distinguished   and extremely recognized occasion for Indian industrial automobile industry. The awards   honors   a range of performers within the business automobile market, extending trucks, buses,   dealers, fleet operators and high-performing individuals. The awards have actually been instituted by ‘Next-Gen Publishing’ – provided by   Shapoorji Pallonj …
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