Renault Trucks project to save 13% fuel

Paris – Renault Trucks has launched a research project, called Falcon, with the goal of developing a complete heavy goods truck combination with significantly lower fuel consumption than today’s designs.

The FALCON (Flexible & Aerodynamic Truck for Low CONsumption) project is based around a new experimental combination designed to consume 13% less fuel than a standard coupling towed by a Renault Trucks T.

The programme includes a consortium of partners comprising Faurecia, Michelin, Total, Fruehauf, Wezzoo, Benomad, Styl’Monde, Polyrim, Enogia, the IFPEN, the École centrale de Lyon…

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