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fuel consumption

The using of fuel by an engine or power plant; the rate of this consumption measured (e.g., in liters, gallons, or pounds per unit of time).
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The combination of fuel efficiency and long range has helped airlines flying the 787 family of airplanes save more than 36 billion pounds (16 billion kilograms) of fuel and open more than 235 non-stop routes.
Building on the significant fuel savings and emission reduction of SkyBreathe Fuel Efficiency, which launch airline was also Transavia, in 2013, both companies are taking their partnership a step further to reduce aviation carbon footprint by implementing SkyBreathe[R] OnBoard, a State-Of-The-Art fuel-saving application for the cockpit.
"This not only improves fuel efficiency, but also helps improve durability and reliability."
Data on fuel efficiency, driver's uptime and overall productivity were collected to gauge contestants' performances and identify specific areas for improvement.
The Challenge encourages proper management and maintenance of the truck prior to usage, thereby contributing to fuel efficiency on the road and reducing the risk of breakdown.
From composite materials to geared turbofans to "winglets," many of the most recent innovations in airplane design have aimed to boost airplanes' fuel efficiency (https://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/09/30/aircraft-retrofits-will-boost-deltas-fuel-efficien.aspx) -- and it's no surprise.
"Our GoDirect Fuel Efficiency software makes this possible by integrating many different data sources to save fuel, lower environmental impact and ultimately cut fuel costs with a simple software upgrade."
* Safety courses seek to reduce fleet CO2 emissions and boost vehicle uptime with 8% improved fuel efficiency
Vince Zabala, Fuel Efficiency Division program manager.
"Any wrongdoing, such as manipulation of fuel efficiency data, were not found," the company said in a statement, cited by (https://www.yahoo.com/news/suzuki-shares-dive-improper-fuel-testing-reports-041419390.html) Agence France-Presse .
Local media said Friday that Mitsubishi Motors used one of its subsidiaries in Thailand to collect favorable fuel efficiency data as the climate in Thailand can help produce better results in resistance tests, with the manager in Thailand alleged to have manipulated the data in February 2013.
Air Berlin and Ireland's Aer Lingus came in second and third in the study, which the ICCT said was intended to provide greater insight into the fuel efficiency, and therefore carbon intensity, of international flights.