September 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Tom Berg
Good vehicle aerodynamics not only increase fuel economy, but also can reduce splash and spray, a safety bonus that also mitigates wear and tear on vehicles.
Tags: Vehicle Safety, Trailers, Aerodynamics, Weather
June 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Stephane Babcock
With a 115% freight efficiency improvement and 12.2 mpg, the DTNA team had to pull out all the stops to turn its goals into realities.
Tags: Aerodynamics, SuperTruck, Freight Efficiency, Powertrain Integration
For Michael Niss, reaching 11 mpg is not just a dream. It is quickly becoming a reality through his project company, Breaking 11.
Tags: Trailers, Fuel Economy, Aerodynamics
May 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Park
Aero device manufacturers now have a choice of test methods to prove the effectiveness of their devices. Are consumers any better off?
Tags: SmartWay, Fuel Efficiency, EPA, Test Drive, Aerodynamics
March 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Is SmartWay verification enough to calculate the return on investing in add-on aerodynamic devices?
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Aerodynamics, Test Drive, SmartWay
November 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
Western Star’s 5700XE might just be everything to everyone. It’s a big
classic-styled truck with second-to-one aerodynamics.
Tags: Western Star, Test Drive, Aerodynamics, Downspeed
November 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
By Deborah Lockridge
Green strategies vary greatly depending on the operation. For one company, natural gas might make sense. For another, green might mean solar-powered warehouses. For others, it’s all about fuel-efficient specs and driver training.
Tags: Green Fleets, Alternative-fuel vehicles, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Natural Gas, Fuel Economy, MPG, Aerodynamics
October 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
The Performance Innovation Transport Group recently tested trailer side skirts
and undercarriage air deflectors.
Tags: SAE, Aerodynamics, PIT
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