Fuel Smarts

DSNY’s dyno-equipped evaluation facility in Queens, N.Y., proved the engine stop-start system’s concept was sound, and it’s saving substantial fuel in real operations.  Photos: Effenco


Engine Stop-Start System Saves Fuel for New York's Trash Trucks

New York City’s Department of Sanitation has been testing an engine stop-start system with impressive fuel savings.

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Revised CARB Plan Includes $150 Million For Heavy Duty Vehicles

CARB recently approved a revised $363 million funding plan that includes $150 million for heavy-duty vehicles and off-road equipment, aimed at putting more clean vehicles in disadvantaged communities.


Terex HyPower IM Reduces Fuel Usage and Emissions

The Terex HyPower IM is an idle mitigation and cab comfort solution that can help fleets meet green initiatives by reducing emissions and fuel usage.


Diesel Prices Rise by More than 3 Cents

For the second straight week, the price of diesel fuel has increased after staying relatively flat for nearly two months, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.


ATRI Survey Examines How Fleets are Saving Fuel

ATRI has conducted a survey of nearly 100 fleet managers and representing over 114,500 trucks to examine fuel economy and fuel usage among fleets of different sizes and needs.

Photo by Cummins Westport.


Cummins Starts Production of ISL G Natural Gas Engine

Orders are being processed and production has started for Cummins Westport’s ISL G Near Zero NOx natural gas engine, the company announced.

Photo of E-Gen step van courtesy of Workhorse Group.


BMW's Hybrid Tech to Power Workhorse Delivery Trucks

BMW has signed a multiple-year supply agreement to integrate its i3 range extender (REx) units into the Workhorse step van to extend the range of the Class 3-5 delivery vehicles.

Navistar's platooning rigs stayed 15 to 30 meters apart during demonstration on the grounds' 3-mile oval track. Automated steering, also called "lateral control," is among the active features.


Navistar: LT Truck Sales Already 'Great,' Joint GM Project 'On Schedule'

SuperTruck and a pair of platooning rigs were also demonstrated at the company's proving grounds in Indiana on Wednesday.

FlowBelow's AeroKit as a factory installed option on the next-gen Cascadia. Photo: Deborah Lockridge


Freightliner Offers FlowBelow AeroKit on Cascadia

FlowBelow Aero will have its complete Tractor AeroKit system offered as a factory installed option on the most fuel efficient Freightliner Cascadia Evolution equipment package.


Diesel Prices See First Significant Increase in Nearly 2 Months

After holding nearly flat for more than a month and a half, the price of diesel fuel increased by more than 5 cents last week, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.



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