Cummins’ new ‘super truck’ to use 50% less fuel

IndyStarby Jeff Swiatek
Indianapolis Star
March 14, 2013

Cummins Inc. says it’s making progress in developing a new “super truck” that gulps 50 percent less fuel than typical long-haul tractor-trailers.

The truck, designed with Peterbilt Motors Co. and other partners, averaged 9.9 miles a gallon in road tests last fall in Texas, the Indiana heavy-duty engine maker announced today.

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