Aluminium vs. Steel Wheels – Successfully Tests Fuel Savings with Alcoa® Ultra ONE® 

Aluminium vs. Steel Wheels – Successfully Tests Fuel Savings with Alcoa® Ultra ONE® 

Howmet Wheel Systems, the leading manufacturer of aluminium truck wheels, has recently conducted a successful test to compare Aluminium vs. Steel Wheels.

The primary purpose was to measure the fuel-saving opportunities of its Ultra ONE® Alcoa® aluminium wheels.

The test was conducted against two models of steel wheels on a typical European heavy-duty semi-trailer combination.

In compliance with Annex VIII Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/2400, and with the assistance of DEKRA. This renowned technical organization offers various testing and certification services.

Through this test, Howmet Wheel Systems confirmed a significant fuel savings of up to 1.29% with its Ultra ONE® Alcoa® aluminium wheels. This test reaffirms the company’s position as the industry’s lightest aluminium truck wheel manufacturer.

Alcoa Wheels introduces the patented Magnaforce® alloy, exclusive to us. It’s a game-changer in the truck alloy rims industry, revolutionizing development.

Magnaforce® enhances payload capacity while ensuring wheel structure integrity. It’s a perfect balance of strength, durability, and weight reduction.

Calculate fuel savings with our PAYLOAD calculator on the Alcoa Wheels website. Input your vehicle’s specs for personalized results.

We would like to extend our congratulations to the European team at Howmet Wheel Systems for leading this successful test, and for continuously striving to provide the best quality products for their customers. This achievement demonstrates the company’s commitment to innovation and sustainability in the transportation industry.

If you would like to know more about truck alloy wheels, call us on 1800 955 181 – our wheel specialists have all the information you need.

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