December 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Alkane Truck Co. recently achieved compliance certification from the U.S. Department of Transportation for its propane-fueled Class 7 cab-over-engine trucks, which will be assembled at a new plant in South Carolina starting in 2016.
Tags: Alternative Fuels, Cabovers, Alkane Truck Company, Medium-Duty Trucks
June 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Steven Martinez
Q&A with Fleet Technology Expo's opening keynote speaker Ian Wright. He's one of the founders of Tesla Motors but these days he is setting aside luxury electric cars to tackle a much larger problem: How to make medium-duty trucks more efficient.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Turbine Truck Engines, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Fleet Technology Expo, Wrightspeed, Medium-Duty Trucks
January 2015, Work Truck - Feature
By Adam Pringle
Hydrogenics' new product, Celerity, a hydrogen fuel cell power system built for the medium- and heavy-duty truck and bus markets, is an all-inclusive system designed to reduce total cost of ownership.
Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Hydrogenics, Medium-Duty Trucks
September 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
By Tom Berg
Precise concrete placement is a traditional feature for this front-discharge mixer, but relatively new is natural gas power.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Oshkosh, Test Drive, Concrete Mixer Trucks, Vocational, Medium-Duty Trucks
August 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jim Park
The factors driving tire design for medium-duty trucks has changed. Today, tire makers must balance fuel efficiency and bulletproof durability to stand up to a harsh P&D environment.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Fuel Economy, Tires, Low Rolling Resistance Tires
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Any work truck with a serious electric welder also has an auxiliary power unit, because the engine-driven device doubles as an APU to run smaller welders, heaters and power tools. And soon, purpose-built APUs will report for duty on work trucks.
Tags: Work Trucks, Maxwell Technologies, APU, Thermo King, Idle Free, Medium-Duty Trucks, Idle Reduction
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Sean Lyden
New developments, technologies, and trends in hybrid-electric, medium-duty trucks could give fleet managers the incentive they need to take a closer look at how hybrid options could help reduce overall costs.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, ARI, Hino Trucks, Navigant Research, Hybrid-Electric Truck
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