MIT engineers model pavements’ potential for $15 billion in fuel savings

Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

A new MIT study shows that using stiffer road pavements could reduce vehicle fuel consumption by as much as 3 percent—a savings that could add up to 273 million barrels of crude oil per year, or $15.6 billion at current prices. This would result in an accompanying annual decrease in carbon dioxide emissions of 46.5 million metric tons.

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Citgo Lubricants Greenway Program Paves Way to 2018

The trucking industry faces unprecedented challenges in a continuing effort to reduce the carbon footprint of the heavy-duty transportation industry, which is why companies like Citgo Lubricants are helping fleets prepare for these strict regulations. Citgo Lubricants has developed GreenWay, an initiative that takes on environmental stewardship issues and connects it with measureable economic savings and increased efficiency.

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