Eco Flaps (48-ft Dry Van)View Full Report
MVT Solutions CertifiedTM testing found the newly designed (2021) Eco Flaps saved 1.12 gal/1000 miles (1.17%) on the truck and 48-ft dry van trailer configuration. The trailer was equipped with skirts. Based on 125,000 miles travelled annually, savings equate to 140 gallons per year. At $2.551 per gallon (2020 average retail price of diesel) this equates to $358 in fuel savings per year. The newly designed Eco Flaps include variable spacing between horizontal louvres whereas the original design utilized equally spaced louvres.
Carriers can trust the test results are reliable for similar tractor-trailer configurations, they are not specific to the equipment tested.
Independent Third Party Testing
MVT Solutions fuel economy testing is independent, 3rd party testing. We do not receive any payment from the sale of the products tested. To learn more about the test, view the report above or contact us at MVT Solutions.