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A Guide to Aerodynamics
Fuel consumption is primarily attributable to 3 things: (1) resistance to inertia, (2) rolling resistance and (3) aerodynamics.
New University of Surrey Study Reveals Teardrop Trailer Secrets
A new study from the University of Surrey has investigated whether the Don-Bur Teardrop trailer works and, if so, why?
How To Save Fuel: Weight vs Aerodynamics
Optimizing trailer design for fuel efficiency: weight vs aerodynamics. Learn how to balance weight and aerodynamics to maximize fuel savings for commercial vehicles. Visit donbur.co.uk/trailerbuilder.
Don-Bur Discuss Aerodynamics at the SOE IRTE Conference 2015
Don-Bur is delighted to have been asked to speak about aerodynamics at the 2015 annual SOE IRTE conference, held on the 17th September at the Chesford Grange Hotel in Kenilworth.
Don-Bur Build Teardrop Trailers For Belgium-Based Ninatrans
Ninatrans launches the first aerodynamic trailers in Belgium, in collaboration with DHL and Don-Bur. The Teardrop trailers aim to reduce CO2 emissions, supporting the Lean & Green project.
DP DHL introduces first Teardrop Trailer in Germany and France
DHL adds one Teardrop trailer for use throughout Germany and France as part of its logistics solutions for its customer Airbus.
Don-Bur Manufacture 3,000th Teardrop For Debenhams
Debenhams have acquired 37 Teardrop trailers, which could reduce their fuel consumption by up to 7%, giving them payback on their investment in under two years.
Don-Bur Manufacture 3,000th Teardrop
A major blue-chip retailer has acquired 37 Teardrop™ trailers, which could reduce their fuel consumption by up to 7%, giving them payback on their investment in under two years. CO2 emissions are calculated to drop by approximately 10%.
Don-Bur Teardrop Listed in Best of British
This week, Don-Bur Teardrop™ trailers were once more in the headlines, being listed in the "Best Of British" Listings in Commercial Motor.
Wincanton Invests In New Green Wavin Fleet
Wincanton, the leading European supply chain provider has just purchased eleven new aerodynamic high cube trailers for their Wavin contract which are set to improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions.
Axis Launch Aircutter Trailer Offer
Leasing and rental company Axis Intermodal is looking to invest in more than 100 aerodynamic trailers to help its customers reduce their fuel bills.
Wincanton Order More Teardrop Trailers For Its Lafarge Contract
Wincanton has bought another batch of lightweight Don-Bur Teardrop™ trailers for its construction fleet following successful in-house trials.
Don-Bur Create First Teardrop Ratchet Double Deck Trailer
Chaplin Transport has just taken delivery of the first ever Teardrop™ Trailer to incorporate 3 moveable double deck sections (Ratchet Decks).
TK Maxx Take The Teardrop MK2 To Town
This 10m long, single axle urban Teardrop™MK2 runs at just 3.985m overall height and incorporates a 1500kg retractable Dhollandia Tail-Lift for Store Deliveries.
Don-Bur Launch The Teardrop MK2
Don-Bur Unveils Teardrop™ MK2 Trailer with Enhanced Aerodynamics for Fuel Efficiency. New design boasts 15% fuel savings and reduced drag. Visit donbur.co.uk to learn more.
Kuehne And Nagel Order Teardrop Trailers For Virgin Media Fleet
Kuehne & Nagel have just taken delivery of 6 tandem axle Teardrop™ trailers to join the Virgin Media Fleet.
APC Overnight trials Don-Bur EcoStream trailer
Don-Bur's EcoStream trailer, part of APC Overnight's fleet renewal, features an innovative lifting deck for safer, quicker loading, enhancing efficiency and reducing emissions.
Don-Bur Develops New 4m High Teardrop Euro
Don-Bur Debuts 4m High Teardrop™ Trailer for Fuel-Efficient European Hauling. New design optimizes aerodynamics and load capacity, saving 10% fuel and CO2 emissions. Visit donbur.co.uk to learn more.
Don-Bur Invited To Downing Street In Recognition Of The Teardrop
Four days before the start of critical global climate change negotiations in Copenhagen, a forward thinking company from the West Midlands has been invited to Downing Street to showcase how the UK’s low carbon innovation and partnership are already shaping business for the future economy.
DHL Makes Don-Bur Teardrop Standard
Leading logistics firm DHL Supply Chain says Don-Bur's Teardrop™ trailer has now become "standard spec" on all new trailer orders unless there is a compelling operational reason otherwise.
Sunlight Aims To Save 10% With Teardrop Trailer
The healthcare division of laundry services company Sunlight has just taken delivery of its first Teardrop™ Trailer.
Lafarge Gets New DON-BUR Eco Fleet
Lafarge Plasterboard and Wincanton have teamed up to provide a fleet of brand new teardrop trailers, helping to reduce carbon emissions and tackle climate change.
UK Mail Tests Don-Bur Teardrop Trailer
UK Mail Group has taken a Don-Bur aerodynamic Teardrop™ trailer on a 12-month trial on a trunking route within its parcels network.
First Don-Bur Teardrop rigid curtainsider joins DHL fleet
DHL has taken delivery of the first Don-Bur 'Teardrop' rigid curtainsider body. Mounted on a DAF CF65.220 chassis, the aerodynamic 22-foooter will be used by DHL on its regular contract with Rank Hovis, which involves delivering pallets of bagged flour.
DHL and DON-BUR launch a new Curtainsider Teardrop trailer
DHL Exel Supply Chain, the leading logistics services provider, and DON-BUR, experts in vehicle design, have announced the launch of an innovative new design for the Teardrop™ trailer.
DON-BUR Manufacture a Teardrop Demonstrator For Free Trials
Don-Bur has manufactured a Teardrop trailer demonstrator for free trial and assessment.
Vehicle Design Innovation Saves Fuel And Reduces Co2
DHL Exel Supply Chain and TK Maxx have partnered with Don-Bur to develop a new aerodynamic front bulkhead air deflector for double deck trailers that provides both environmental benefits, carbon and cost reductions without compromising the cubic capacity.
PC World picks energy efficient Don-Bur Teardrop trailer
PC World's 'RoadMouse' lorries cut fuel use by 10%, increase storage by 10%. Full fleet shift in 2008 for 20% improved fuel efficiency and CO2 savings.
Marks And Spencer Cuts Carbon With Teardrop Trailers
Marks & Spencer is set to become the first company in the world to use a revolutionary, new articulated trailer, whose teardrop shape reduces CO2 emissions by 20%.
Don-Bur's "EcoStream" Aerodynamic Curtainsided Double Deck Demo
DON-BUR have manufactured two 13.7m “EcoStream” curtainsided double deck trailers with aerodynamic sloping roofs for free demonstration; one with a fixed deck and one with moving Ratchet Decks