Freightliner dubs it “the trailer that leads the way,” with tractor-trailer integration accounting for two-thirds of the freight efficiency gains of the Innovation Truck program. And the other truck makers that took part in the Dept. of Energy’s SuperTruck program came to similar conclusions: The next generation of fuel-efficient commercial vehicle designs indeed will be led from behind. “If we were going to develop the truck of the future, we had to start with the ...

Register for Complete Access (Valid Email Required)

By registering on Fleet Owner now, you'll not only gain access to Rethinking trailers, you'll get exclusive access to a large archive of premium content.

Already registered? here.