November 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Jim Park
Should tire inflation systems be part of the new federal greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules? Trucking’s track record with pressure maintenance says yes. But, uncertainty over the definition of proper inflation raises questions.
Tags: Emissions, GHG, EPA, Tires, Tire Inflation
May 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
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
July 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
The Peterbilt-Cummins SuperTruck project achieved almost-unheard-of gains of 68% in freight efficiency over a 24-hour duty-cycle, a 50% improvement in freight efficiency on an 11-hour drive-cycle and a 20% improvement in the thermal efficiency of the engine. How did they do it, and what does that mean?
Tags: Cummins, SmartWay, Peterbilt, EPA, U.S. Department of Energy, SuperTruck, Engines, Fuel Economy
January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Tom Berg
What’ll it be, buddy? New or used? Buy or lease? A salesperson could throw those questions at a prospective buyer and get a combination of answers, and none of them would be absolutely wrong. Because like everything in trucking, “it depends.”
Tags: Used Trucks, EPA, Glider Kits, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Freightliner, Clarke Power Services, NationaLease, Ryder, Penske, IdeaLease, PacLease
January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
Is this a case of win-win? Do the new regulations limiting greenhouse gas emissions help both the environment and truck operators’ bottom lines? So it seems.
Tags: Volvo, Kenworth, Eaton, Navistar, Freightliner, Peterbilt, SCR, EPA, Mack, GHG emissions, API, GHG14
By Tom Berg and Oliver Patton
Truck owners and manufacturers share responsibility for compliance with new limits on carbon dioxide emissions and fuel economy.
Tags: ATA, GHG, TMC, EPA, Clean Air Act, GHG emissions, NHTSA
September 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Deborah Lockridge
A dual-fuel conversion system can offer some of the fuel- and emissions-saving benefits of a natural gas engine without going out and buying a brand-new truck. Read more in this story from the September issue of HDT.
Tags: EcoDual, APG, Omnitek, Dual Fuel, EPA, Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids
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