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Three Former Employees Found Guilty in Pilot Flying J Fraud Trial

Three of the four former Pilot Flying J sales employees on trial for their roles in a fuel-rebate scam that defrauded trucking companies of millions of dollars have been found guilty.

Zero emissions vehicles are only as clean as the electrical grid they draw power from. Photo via Tony Webster on Flickr

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Zero Emissions Vehicles Can Still Impact the Environment

When people speak of zero-emissions vehicles, they are really referring to tailpipe emissions. But what about upstream emissions from power plants, especially those that burn coal?

A fold-down ladder offers easy access to the Model 579 UltraLoft's upper sleeper bunk. Photo: Peterbilt

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Peterbilt Unveils Model 579 UltraLoft Integrated Sleeper Truck

Peterbilt has introduced its new Model 579 UltraLoft, an integrated high-loft sleeper truck designed to give driver teams and solo truck drivers extra space and amenities, with a fuel efficiency boost as well.

Innovative Transportation Services (ITS) stands with their new Orange EV T-Series pure-electric terminal truck. (L-R) Bill Loupee, VP of both ITS and TCS (Transportation and Consolidation Services, Inc.); James Hotnich, dispatch manager; Owen Owens, driver; and Dave Harper, president of ITS. (Photo courtesy of Orange EV)

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New York Fleet Deploys Orange EV Yard Truck

Sonwil Distribution Center deployed Orange EV’s T-Series pure-electric terminal truck at its 300,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center in Buffalo, New York.

Rolf Lockwood

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Commentary: Is there an Electric Truck In Your Near Future?

With all the talk about trucking's electric future, it's important to remember that trucks will be drinking diesel for a long time to come, says Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

Determining the operating costs for electric trucks can be difficult because electric equivalents to “fuel economy” ratings are not published for commercial vehicles. Photo: TransPower

Articles

How Much Does it Cost to Operate a Battery Electric Truck?

Calculating the cost of operating an electric vehicle can be complicated because electricity prices fluctuate far more frequently than diesel fuel.

Aftertreatment system maintenance is easier when you stay ahead of the demand.

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What You Should Know About Aftertreatment System Maintenance

We appear to be learning from our mistakes in aftertreatment system maintenance, but we still have a way to go before we’re at peace with the things.

Fleet's can now order and take delivery of XLH-upfitted Chevrolet and GMC vans (pictured) starting with 6.0L models. (Image courtesy of XL Hybrids)

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XL Hybrids Offers Ship-Thru Codes on GM Vans

XL Hybrids, Inc., announced that ship-thru codes are available for its XLH hybrid-electric system on the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans and cutaways.

Imge courtesy of AMP Americas

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Renewable Dairy Fuels Adding RNG Plant

Located in Fair Oaks, Ind., the dairy project will be Renewable Dairy Fuels second biogas facility producing renewable natural gas from dairy waste for transportation fuel.

Videos

Driving Kenworth's Zero Emissions Cargo Transport Truck [Video]

Kenworth's latest green initiative is the Zero Emissions Cargo Transport (ZECT) - a hydrogen fuel cell powered battery-electric vehicle with a 100-mile range. Kenworth plans to increase the range with greater hydrogen storage capacity, but for now it's well suited for drayage work at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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