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Fuel Efficiency Fundamentals

Idle time, operator technique, equipment selection, technology and jobsite setup are some of the key factors that affect fuel efficiency.

Focus on the fundamentals and you’ll cut costs, increase productivity and get more work from every tank.

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Fuel Efficiency Fundamentals
Idle Time
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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Gentlemen, Stop Your Engines

Check out the clever way one contractor got his operators to buy into the need to reduce idle time.

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Gentlemen, Stop Your Engines
Operator Technique
Operator Technique

Find out why investing in training can cut fuel use by 10-12% percent and help you attract and retain skilled operators.

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10 ways to train<br>(& keep) your team
10 ways to train
(& keep) your team

Securing quality operators promises to be one of the toughest jobs contractors face. But given the industry’s long history of overcoming obstacles, it’s clear you’re up for the challenge.

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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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INSIDER INFO
Equipment Selection
Equipment Selection

To optimize fuel efficiency, make sure your equipment is sized right and built with innovative features that improve productivity and conserve fuel.

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Put the
right
machine to
work
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your Dealer
for more
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10 Innovations that save fuel
10 Innovations that save fuel

We’re incorporating features across the product line to make your equipment more fuel efficient.

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Technology
Technology

Discover how tracking and using a few key pieces of machine data can help you improve fuel efficiency and profitability.

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CURIOUS ABOUT NEW
MACHINE TECHNOLOGY?

One of the easiest ways to get comfortable with new technology is to rent one or more units on a short-term basis.
Equipment dealers often stock their rental fleets with newer models—low-hour machines that feature the latest technology.

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JOBSITE SETUP
JOBSITE SETUP

Set up the jobsite right and you’ll boost productivity and burn less fuel. Learn how Caterpillar can help you increase efficiency by 15% or more.

Tip #3:<br>Bucket Fill-Factor
Tip #3:
Bucket Fill-Factor
EXPERT TIPS
& TRICKS

Mark Whiting is a Caterpillar efficiency expert. Here he shares a few quick tips and tricks for improving site setup – simple steps that can make a huge impact. Take a look.

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EXPERT TIPS<BR>& TRICKS