According to many experts, the best way to improve a pick-up’s fuel economy is to add a tonneau cover. A tonneau cover will help reduce aerodynamic drag and can improve gas mileage by as much as 10%. By improving your gas mileage with a tonneau cover, you will also be good to the environment by reducing the carbon dioxide (C02) emitted from your truck, see below for details.
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According to the United States Department of Energy, one gallon of gasoline produce 20 pounds of C02, click here for more details.
According to the Canadian Department of Natural Resources, every liter of gasoline used produces about 2.4 kg of CO2, click here for details.
According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency: Carbon dioxide, while not regulated as an emission, is the transportation sector’s primary contribution to climate change. Carbon dioxide emissions are directly proportional to fuel economy—each 1% increase (decrease) in fuel consumption results in a corresponding 1% increase (decrease) in carbon dioxide emissions. Click here for details.