PIT introduces technology certification program

PIT introduces technology certification program

FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group, a not-for-profit engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, announced PIT Power at its first annual Emerging Technologies Conference.

“With a long history of research activities in the forest industry’s transport sector, FPInnovations is proud to be working with the multi-national transport fleets in their efforts to improve fuel efficiency”, stated Pierre Lapointe, president and chief executive officer of FPInnovations. “PIT Power is only one of many steps we are taking to lead the global sector towards an intelligent transport system.”

PIT Power is a certification program that fleets can use to quickly and accurately identify the fuel efficiency value of a technology.

“PIT Power uses the stringent testing protocols to reliably rank fuel efficiency,” said Yves Provencher, director of PIT.

A supplier that receives a PIT Power rating will be able to demonstrate its achievement by posting the PIT Power logo on its technology. Fleets can look for technologies displaying PIT Power ratings as proof of performance.

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