RETHINK THE TANK

It's Time for a Conversation About Fuel

Wheel Loader
Wheel Loader

FUEL EFFICIENCY FUNDAMENTALS

Fuel is a big cost driver—at any price point. So reducing fuel consumption builds your bottom line. But even bigger gains can come from increasing fuel efficiency. When you do more work with the fuel you burn, you position your business for profitable growth. Five factors affect fuel efficiency: idle time, operator technique, equipment selection, technology and jobsite setup. Find information about the each of these factors here—and start recovering more profit from every tank.

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Idle Time

 

Idle time is probably costing you more than you think. Take a closer look at the total cost of idle time and see how other equipment owners are reducing it.

 

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INNOVATIVE EQUIPMENT

 

Cat® machines are built with innovative features that improve productivity and conserve fuel.

 

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Real-World Reductions

 

Our newest equipment is our most fuel-efficient ever. Here's a look at just a few models that do more work with every tank — reducing your costs and your carbon emissions.  

 

Cat® D6 XE Dozer – Up to 35% Less CO2 per Ton*
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Cat® 966M XE Wheel Loader – Up to 35% Less CO2 per Ton*
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CAT® 320 EXCAVATOR – Up to 30% Less CO2 per Ton*
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Cat® D6 XE Dozer – Up to 35% Less CO2 per Ton*
Cat® 966M XE Wheel Loader – Up to 35% Less CO2 per Ton*
CAT® 320 EXCAVATOR – Up to 30% Less CO2 per Ton*

Master Equipment Costs

The Fundamentals of Equipment Economics is a virtual course from Caterpillar University that will help you understand the equipment lifecycle, reduce downtime and make smarter moves for your business.

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What’s your next move?
What’s your next move?

 

 

INSIDER INFO

Everybody publishes fuel data. But how do you know the numbers are legit? Caterpillar invites you behind the scenes for an insider’s look at our fuel efficiency testing process. Meet the talent behind the test. Get a glimpse of the top-secret tools we use. And count the number of hoops we jump through to keep things fair. When you see our commitment to precision and accuracy, you’ll know we’re delivering fuel efficiency data you can trust.

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BOTTOM LINE-BOOSTING TECHNOLOGIES   

The best operations have one thing in common — they’ve embraced technology. That’s because it’s made job sites safer and workers more efficient. And we have a collection of articles to help you unleash the full potential of your business. Whether you’re looking for increased productivity, solutions to labor shortages, lower operating costs or better collaboration with your team, you’re only a click away.   

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