just sideskirts – and we are so much better, what if active control?


Aerodynamic Truck Trailer Cuts Fuel And Emissions By Up To 15 Percent

Creating an improved aerodynamic shape for truck trailers by mounting
sideskirts can lead to a cut in fuel consumption and emissions of up to
as much as 15%. Earlier promising predictions, based on mathematical
models and wind tunnel tests by TU Delft, have been confirmed during
road tests with an adapted trailer. This means that PART (Platform for
Aerodynamic Road Transport), the public-private partnership platform,
has produced an application which can immediately be put into
production.

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