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PIT reveals results from five years of testing
FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group, a not-for-profit engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, today announced at its biannual Energotest™ event, the results of five years of performance evaluations on trailers equipped with side skirts and undercarriage aerodynamic devices. The test results show that trailers with side skirts consumed an average of 6.69% less fuel than similar vehicles without skirts. Trailers with undercarriage aerodynamic devices consumed 1.43% less fuel on average than similar units without the deflectors.
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