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Aug292011

Efficiency Upgrades Ordered for Trailers Serving California

Managers of trailer fleets, from the very large to the very small, are trying to figure out how to pay for fuel-efficiency enhancements that will have to be fitted to van trailers serving California, the result of a state air-quality mandate issued in December.

Skirted trailers with new tires could become a common sight in the Golden State.

"It will certainly change the specifications for trailers operating in California and increase the cost of ownership by requiring broad use of aerodynamic features and lowrolling-resistance tires," said Joe Artuso, chief executive officer of GE Trailer Fleet Services.

 

You can read the rest of the article at: AllBusiness.com.

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