INTERNATIONAL trucks * USA: New predictive cruise control
* Illinois - International rolls out Predictive Cruise Control for class 8 trucks
International Truck has announced it is now offering predictive cruise control technology as an option on its ProStar and LoneStar Class 8 on-highway truck models... The proprietary system uses preinstalled GPS maps and the latest commercial route data to make adjustments to cruising speed without the need to “pre-drive” routes... Predictive cruise control optimizes cruising speed based on topographical GPS data inputs to help maximize fuel economy. International’s system monitors driver speed, engine load, truck weight and road grade to optimize the vehicle’s performance based on the road ahead. As the terrain changes, the predictive control modulates cruising speed to correspond to the topography...
(Photo: International Truck) -- Lisle, Ill, USA - Truckinginfo - July 13, 2016
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