Unformatted text preview: ded Maintenance ConMet#1 Styling Plastic components found in many of the truck models "How do we put the truck or trailer on a diet and also improve
PERFORMANCE?" Future view. (future of trucking) Modern Brewery Age, March 23, 1998, by Seth Skydel ConMet #2 Weight Savings They developed aluminum castings that deliver maximum value at optimum weight ConMet #3 Extended Maintenance PreSet wheel ends: ConMet is able to design a systems approach that improves product reliability and thereby minimizes equipment downtime Hybrid Engines Diesel Electric Engines Reduced emissions performance has to be comparable Longer intervals of service Performance comparable or better than current engine systems Government Regulation Safety According to research, even though there are more trucks on the road, and the population continues to grow, trucking has gotten safer and produced less accidents Safety Cont. Over the past 20 years (from 1981 to 2001) there...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course KP 100 taught by Professor Lenord during the Fall '06 term at United States Merchant Marine Academy.
- Fall '06