Fitch Fuel Catalyst distributed by Power Fuel Savers
(206) 650-8755 / (206) 251-8755

Cleaner Exhaust, Smoother Quieter Engine
& Better Fuel Efficiency of 5 to 12%

   Long Haul and Vocational Trucking
Diesel-powered trucks are integral to the world’s transportation infrastructure. They usually start or end the process of transporting goods between manufacturers and consumers and provide the necessary link to the international trade triumvirate of container ships, intermodal shipyards and freight trains. Trucking companies compete for business by providing timely delivery, good service and fair shipping rates. The trucking industry in the United States is highly regulated by the Department of Commerce and Department of Transportation. Besides long haul transports, commonly known as “18-wheelers”, there are hundreds of specialized categories relying on a truck cab and its engine to haul things like cement, garbage, fuel, fire prevention equipment and personnel just to name a few that come to mind.

The Fitch Fuel Catalyst delivers the same benefits for operators of diesel/gasoline powered trucks; namely reduced fuel consumption (increased miles per gallon in the range of 1/3 mpg to 1 mpg on long-distance over the road to as much as 2 mpg for trucks engaged in stop and go services like a fleet of garbage trucks or school buses), lower emissions, and reduced maintenance costs as it does for any other category of equipment using fossil fuels. These benefits are well documented through a multitude of trials conducted over the last dozen years with many different operators. Still, the trucking industry, for whatever reason, has not adopted this technology on a large scale. In the U.S., we believe the practice of adding a fuel surcharge to cover the added cost over a minimum standard cost of fuel (something like $1.20 per gallon) has insured the companies against rising fuel costs which might otherwise have put most of them out of business. What they seem to be missing in this calculation is the fact that they could offer more competitive rates (lower surcharge for example) to attract more customers and reduce their maintenance and repair costs substantially if they were to reconsider and adopt the Fitch technology on their fleets.

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