Predictive cruise control features use other data available on the truck to customize the speed in cruise control for other parameters. This is a growing area of interest of engine and truck builders for improving freight efficiency. As terrain, congestion, wind speed, and other similar data become more available for the truck to “decide” the optimal speed, this technology can be exploited for even larger fuel economy gains.
Confidence report coming in 2016
Determining and Managing the Optimal Speed