A Recently emerging technology going b the name two-truck-platooning is designed to boost the fuel economy for tractor trailer engagements and long haul operations. Essentially tractor trailors are electronically tethered together, then they work in unison to bring together the trucks at a reduced following distance to reduce aerodynamic drag.
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“Two-truck platooning – an emerging technology designed to boost fuel economy performance for tractor trailers engaged in long- and regional-haul application”