Video Info - Season 1 , Episode 13
Peloton Technology creates an electronic connection with two or more trucks using electronic sensors to allow two or more trucks to safely travel as one truck unit. The tandem alignment is referred to as platooning.
A full third of drag on a truck comes from the air vortex built up at the rear of the truck, The cooperative, adaptive cruise control technology brings trucks to within a 10-30 foot separation. The typical large, long-haul truck burns approximately $100,000 of fuel each year. The Peloton Technology saves 10% of this cost.