ClearFlame Engine Technologies reports early results from ethanol-based engine pilot program

ClearFlame Engine Technologies reports early results from ethanol-based engine pilot program

The pilots document ClearFlame’s upfitted enthanol-based engines.

ClearFlame Engine Technologies, maker of the ethanol-based FuelAdaptive engine, reports results from on-road pilot programs. ClearFlame says it completed the first in a series of on-road pilots in conjunction with one of the U.S.’s largest fleets, has a second pilot in progress and a third slated to start in September.

ClearFlame reports results from the pilot program that include 98 percent uptime, 100 percent delivery success rate, an average fuel savings of 42 percent, and a 45 percent reduction in carbon emissions.

“First pilot results validated that our upfit delivers the critical outcomes we’ve been working diligently to achieve,” said ClearFlame CEO and co-founder BJ Johnson.

The company also recently showcased their FuelAdaptive engine at a forum on sustainable trucking hosted by United States Senator Pete Ricketts, the Nebraska Trucking Association and the Clean Freight Coalition.

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