Guiding you to optimised fuel consumption
Reducing fuel consumption is a must when it comes to economy of a company. But even more so when it comes to environmental issues. At Volvo we believe in the benefits of cleaner technology. It is a mission we take seriously. Just to give you one example: between 1980 and 2001, engine efficiency and the normal fuel consumption, using diesel engines, has decreased by about 30%.
However, besides vehicle and engine design the fuel consumption for goods vehicle transport is dependent on a number of factors, such as load factor, the driver, the equipment and weather conditions.
Volvo has a long experience of engine technology to reduce emissions and fulfil all main legislations from Europe, USA and Japan. Since 2002 an EGR solution has been provided in the USA, a technology that is parallel with the SCR-technology on the European market.
At Volvo Trucks we believe that Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology is the best alternative for complying with the Euro 4 emission legislation. SCR is a well-proven and reliable technology without limitations in horsepower output and it has been in use in Europe since 2004. SCR also represents the most fuel-efficient solution among the techniques available for Euro 4 and Euro 5.