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New lightweight fairings from Avantechs

Lucas Deal March 10, 2013

Avantechs has released its new VorBlade Wing, an EPA SmartWay verified side fairing product that produces more than 5 percent fuel economy savings on average.

The fairings can be purchased as individual units to use on a tractor or trailer, or side fairings for the side of a trailer. The product were introduced Sunday at TMC’s Annual Meeting in Nashville.

Prices range from $369 for the tractor alone to more than $1,500 for the tractor and trailer, with cross-wind mitigation protection.

According to Avantechs, VorBlade can provide:

  • Improved fuel consumption
  • One of the lowest cost EPA SmartWay verified solutions
  • Financing and installation available
  • Improved safety and 50 percent increase in aerodynamic stability
  • No maintenance or driver interactions required
  • Strong design and easy installation using foam adhesive
  • Lightweight (approximately 2 oz.) and less than 2 in. tall
  • The only system on the market that effectively fights cross winds

For more information, go to www.vorblade.com.