How do TruckWings improve fuel efficiency?

May 8, 2024
TruckWings, an aero device recently acquired by ConMet, has been shown to improve fuel efficiency. Developer Daniel Burrows explains more.

One of the more recent innovations in the aero space is called TruckWings, developed by Daniel Burrows and TruckLabs in 2016, which attach to the back of the cab and spread out at speeds above 52 MPH to close off the large gap between the tractor and trailer, directing air to go around the trailer instead of pushing up against it.

To find out more about what this innovation accomplishes and how it helps cut fleets' fuel costs, we caught up with Burrows in New Orleans at the 2024 TMC Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition.

About the Author

Lucas Roberto

Lucas Roberto is an Associate Editor for Fleet Maintenance magazine. He has written and produced multimedia content over the past few years and is a newcomer to the commercial vehicle industry. He holds a bachelor's in media production and a master's in communication from High Point University in North Carolina.

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