September 20, 2016 - Industry News
The Port of New Orleans has launched its Clean Truck Replacement Incentive Program, providing incentives for local, short-haul truck owners to voluntarily replace 20 Class 8 drayage trucks from model years 1993-2006 with 2012 and newer models.
Tags: Emissions, Vehicle Replacement, Clean Truck Program, Drayage
September 19, 2016 - Industry News
The price of diesel fuel fell by a small amount for the fourth straight week, maintaining a downward trending, but nearly-flat pattern for the past month.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Crude Oil Prices
September 15, 2016 - Industry News
UPS has been awarded two Department of Energy grants that will enable the company to conduct research aimed at reducing emissions and revolutionizing the charging process for electric trucks.
Tags: UPS, Emissions Reduction, U.S. Department of Energy, Electric Vehicles
September 13, 2016 - Industry News
FedEx Freight has purchased more than 100 compressed natural gas powered tractors and has installed a CNG fueling station to serve its CNG fleet in Oklahoma City Service Center.
Tags: LTL, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, FedEx Freight
Volvo Trucks North America’s SuperTruck demonstration rig combined advanced aerodynamics, vehicle and powertrain technologies to achieve a freight efficiency improvement of 88%, averaging 12 mpg in road tests.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, SuperTruck, Volvo Trucks North America
September 12, 2016 - Industry News
The price of diesel fuel dropped less than a cent last week and has remained relatively unchanged for the past three weeks, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
Tags: Gas Prices, Diesel Prices, Crude Oil Prices
September 9, 2016 - Industry News
Hybrid and electric drivetrain solutions company Efficient Drivetrains Inc. and First Priority GreenFleet announced an agreement to produce alternative-fuel commercial vehicles.
Tags: Hybrid Trucks, Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
September 6, 2016 - Industry News
The average price of diesel fuel last week remained relatively flat after a small increase in the week before, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
September 2, 2016 - Global News
A fully commercial vehicle-to-grid (V2G) hub is now operating in Denmark, a result of a collaboration between Nissan, Enel, and Nuvve.
Tags: Nissan, Vehicle-to-Grid Technology, Nissan NV200, Denmark
September 1, 2016 - Global News
BYD Company Ltd. and the Beijing Environmental Sanitation Engineering Group have launched a pure electric sanitation truck lineup with a total of 26 models to serve the city’s administration.
Tags: China, Sanitation, BYD, Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles
September 1, 2016 - Industry News
Detroit has introduced Detroit Connect Analytics as part of its Detroit Connect suite of connected vehicle services, to give customers “important insights about their vehicles to help them make critical business decisions.”
Tags: Detroit, Daimler Trucks North America
Every aspect of the next-generation Freightliner Cascadia unveiled Sept. 1 “has been re-imagined,” said Richard Howard, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Daimler Trucks North America. It’s a "completely brand new truck"... not Cascadia 2.0.
Tags: Freightliner Cascadia, Daimler Trucks North America, 2018-MY
August 31, 2016 - Industry News
Volvo Group has outlined how it plans to use $20 million in federal funding to further the freight-moving efficiency of heavy-duty trucks as part of the SuperTruck II initiative.
Tags: Cummins, Navistar, Peterbilt, Fuel Efficiency, DOE, Volvo Group, Daimler Trucks North America, SuperTruck
NATSO is urging the Department of Transportation to work closely with private, exit-based businesses to improve incentives for establishing alternative fuel corridors on our nation’s highways.
Tags: DOT, Federal Incentives, Alternative Fuels, NATSO
August 30, 2016 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops has purchased the building and land south of its main corporate campus on Pennsylvania Avenue that was previously occupied by The Hertz Corporation.
Tags: New Facility, Love's, Truck Stops, Office Expansion
Starting in January of 2021, under the new greenhouse gas regulations, glider kits will be allowed mostly for their original purpose, which was reclaiming late-model powertrains from wrecked trucks.
Tags: Emissions, GHG, Glider Kits, EPA, Regulations, GHG Phase 2
August 30, 2016 - Product News
Peterbilt is offering the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for its Model 567, 520, and 320 trucks.
Tags: Peterbilt, Natural Gas Engines, Cummins Westport ISL G, Cummins Westport, CNG, NOx, Emissions, CARB, Engines
Nikola Motor Company will be powering its emissions-free Class 8 trucks with hydrogen fuel cells in the U.S. and Canada, the company has announced.
Tags: Class 8, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Hybrid Trucks, Nikola Motor Company
XL Hybrids, Inc. has received test funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support the clean energy business’s implementation of the XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System on the Isuzu Reach.
Tags: XL Hybrids, Isuzu Reach, Clean Transportation Funding, U.S. Department of Energy, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
August 29, 2016 - Industry News
Diesel and gasoline prices were up over the past week compared to the week before, according to weekly figures from the Department of Energy, but still lower than they were a year ago.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Crude Oil Prices, U.S. Department of Energy
August 29, 2016 - Press Release
Orange EV announced that California fleets can save at least $95,000 per truck on the purchase of brand new T-Series pure electric terminal trucks with the extended-duty battery pack.
Tags: Fleet Incentives, California Fleets, Orange EV, Electric Terminal Trucks
August 29, 2016 - Product News
WEX, Inc. will roll out a driver messaging feature as part of its ClearView analytics platform later this year that will send text messages and emails to remind drivers to use less expensive fuel stations or fill fleet trucks with unleaded rather than premium fuel.
Tags: Driver Behavior, WEX, Cloud-Based Technology, Big Data
August 25, 2016 - Press Release
TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers brands and Minit Mart convenience stores, is expanding its relationship with U.S. Bank by accepting a new single Voyager Fleet Card at its truck stop and convenience store locations.
Tags: Fuel Cards, U.S. Bank, TravelCenters of America, Convenience Stores
August 25, 2016 - Industry News
California is set to approve even tougher air-quality controls that would further reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, after the state Legislature passed Senate Bill 32 on Aug. 24.
Tags: California, Emissions Reduction, Greenhouse Gas, Regulations
August 24, 2016 - Industry News
Heavy Duty Trucking is looking for fleets that have made a commitment to sustainability, alternative fuels and lowering greenhouse gas emissions for its 2016 Top 50 Green Fleets.
Tags: Sustainability, Awards, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, Top 50 Green Fleets
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