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Peloton Platoon to Reduce Fuel Use

November 17, 2016 in fuel efficiency, Technology, trucking by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

$5 Million from ARPA-E Backs Purdue-Led ‘Nextcar’ Project
Aiming for 20% Fuel Savings by Pairing Trucks to Reduce Drag

California’s Peloton Technology is talking up its role in a three-year, ARPA-E backed project to nearly triple the fuel savings of its truck “platooning” technology.

Volvo Group Invests in Peloton Pairing

April 27, 2015 in Companies, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Platoon’ System for Highway Trucks Shown to Reduce Fuel Use

Volvo Group Venture Capital says it’s invested in Peloton Technology, developer of a “truck platooning system” Volvo describes “as an integrated safety, efficiency and analytics platform that builds on advanced safety technologies such as collision mitigation and adaptive cruise control systems.”

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