Reduces fuel consumption up to 4.0%
Less than 150 lbs.
Automatically deploys at highway speeds, and self-stows at turning speeds.
Our innovative service model means you save money from day 1, similar to zero-down solar.
Initial validation of the reduction in drag and fuel savings was done using computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and showed that the opportunity at the gap merited further consideration.
At the Automotive Research Center (ARC) facility, the only SmartWay certified wind tunnel, modeling suggested up to 4% fuel savings on sleeper cabs.
On-track testing in Canada supervised by PIT Group demonstrated the device operating on a truck in a track setting
Weighted fuel tank testing demonstrated real-world fuel savings on a customer truck< on the interstate. North American Council for Freight Efficiency was 3rd party witness of testing.
XStream took home 2nd place nationally at the US Department of Energy's CleantechUP competition, and a $30,000 cash prize. The team bested 19 other winners of regional competitions from across the country in a tough battle.Read more
XStream's FLoW win merited a mention in NASA's climate blog due to its potential impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions through improvements in truck aerodynamics.Read more
XStream took first-place honors and a $50,000 prize for the GapGorilla. First Look West (FLoW) is a multifaceted program that Caltech’s Resnick Sustainability Institute runs to help inventors of clean-energy technologies bridge the gap between laboratory and marketplace.Read more
The North American Council on Freight Efficiency (NACFE) has provided expert advice and has witnessed our on-highway tests.
Grant funding through the TomKat Center as well as expert advice and networking has helped the company get farther before requiring private investor funding.
Radicand is a hardware incubator that has provided reduced cost innovation space and expert engineering consulting.
The EU's main climate initiative provided grant funding to XStream at an early stage.
Private investment through First Round Capital's Dorm Room Fund has raised the company's profile in Silicon Valley, helped it attract talent and hone its VC pitch. This student-run early stage fund backs startups founded by student entrepreneurs.
Grant funding provided by FLoW and the CleantechUP prize has provided the oxygen to fund early trials and research and development efforts.
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