San Diego, CA – February 7, 2019 – Rocketail LLC, makers of advanced, aerodynamic tail systems for semi-trailers, today announced that G. Bren Marshell has joined the company as its vice president, sales.
“Rear tail aerodynamic devices for semi-trailers have proven fuel savings so it was exciting to see the Rocketail Wing always deployed technology, which not only reduces drag but also eliminates driver involvement and damage,” Marshell said. “At Rocketail I plan to use my industry and aerodynamic systems experience to help drive product innovation, and continually meet the needs and expectations of fleet customers.”
Marshell joins Rocketail following almost 10 years of experience with four manufacturers of aerodynamic devices for trailers and tractors. His extensive knowledge of trailer and tractor aerodynamics also stems from 34 years of transportation industry experience and his long-standing relationships fleets across the U.S. and Canada.
Rocketail Wingtm next generation rear drag reduction technology for trailers (Patent No. US 9,708,017 B1) is a verified EPA SmartWay technology for heavy-duty truck trailers that has exhibited a certified fuel efficiency improvement of over 3.58 U.S. gallons per 1,000 miles. Featuring a breakthrough jet wing design, the one-piece airfoil was certified by MVT Solutions to provide a fuel economy improvement of 3.36% and by PIT Group to improve fuel efficiency by 3.30%.
About Rocketail LLC
Rocketail LLC manufactures today’s most advanced, aerodynamic tail systems for reducing rear-end drag on modern semi-trailers. By incorporating a multi-element airfoil like those found on jet aircraft, the company's patented Rocketail Wingtm is designed to solve the Three D's of Drag, Deployment, and Damage for semi-trailers. The SmartWay verified technology greatly improves fuel efficiency with the least overall cost in parts and maintenance. This revolutionary approach results in exceptional performance and unit economics. Rocketail Wing has successfully completed third party testing in the U.S. and Canada to certify performance and is now being installed by major fleets across North America. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, Rocketail also has a field office in Logan, UT. For more information, visit www.rocketail.com
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