July 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
By Rolf Lockwood
Is lightweighting actually new? Well, not really, at least not in our world of big trucks and long trailers.
Tags: Aluminum, Lightweighting
June 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By HDT Staff
From the equipment you spec and maintain, to the fuel you buy, to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type of fleet.
Tags: Fuel Management, Aerodynamics, Fans, 6X2, Lightweighting
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
By Tom Berg
Senior Editor Tom Berg takes Volvo's lightweight Optimized VNL430 for a drive near Volvo's New River Valley plant in Virginia.
Tags: Volvo, Test Drive, Lightweighting
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Deborah Lockridge
When Bill Bliem became vice president of maintenance at NFI five years ago, his first priority was to get maintenance costs under control.
Tags: Maintenance, NFI, PSI, Aerodynamics, Truck Fleet Innovators, HDT Truck Fleet Innovators, TMT, Lightweighting, CNG, LNG, Reducing Maintenance Costs, Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI
October 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Rolf Lockwood, Executive Contributing Editor
Lightweighting. You’ll hear this word a lot in the next few years. It refers to engineering efforts to slice weight from just about every single component on a truck or tractor in the name of fuel efficiency. And where better to start than with a truck’s backbone, its frame?
Tags: Lightweighting, Monocoque Truck Frame, Magna Steyr, Truck Frame
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