Steel Wheels* vs. Alcoa® aluminum wheels**
Fuel Savings: 0.29l/100km (1.29%)
Constant Speed test runs (CST) with a heavy-duty semi-trailer combination, based on Annex VIII of Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/2400 and additional fuel consumption test results.
Test Vehicle: Long-Haul truck/trailer combination with aerodynamic components
Truck Steer: 22.5″ x 9.00″ Alcoa® Ultra ONE® wheels
Truck Drive: 22.5″ x 9.00″ dual Al torque wheels Kistler RoaDyn P1HT
Trailer: 22.5″ x 11.75″ ET120 Alcoa® Ultra ONE® wheels
Alcoa® aluminium wheels were tested against two models of steel wheels used on the same test truck/trailer combination. Find steel wheel specifications in report section 4.2.1* and Alcoa® aluminium wheel specifications in report section 4.2.2**.
Calculate your estimated fuel saving opportunities. Estimates are based on the conditions detailed in test report [Download the full test report here]. Individual fuel savings will vary depending on specifications of vehicle and other parameters.