Q&A: Green Fleet Conference Speaker Mark Smith
Mark Smith, the Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program’s vehicles technologies deployment manager, will be kick starting the 2014 Green Fleet Conference as its opening keynote speaker. We talked to him about he program, fleet challenges and more.
How Tires Affect Fuel Economy Testing
Using different tires in a fuel economy test can compromise your calculations.
When setting out to evaluate a fuel-saving product, you don't want your numbers skewed by differences in rolling resistance from the tires. With some fuel-saving devices promising only marginal gains, the tires' contribution to the fuel consumption can adversely affect the apparent performance of the product. Here's what to watch for when setting up an evaluation or testing program.
Driving A SuperTruck
How does the super-efficient technology feel behind the wheel?
The SuperTruck lives up to its name as a groundbreaking technology demonstration project that is also fun to drive.
Inside the Numbers Driving the Heavy-Duty Trucking Industry
There are many ways to tell a story – through words in books and magazines, pictures, videos, song, and more. With the inaugural issue of the HDT Fact Book, we are telling trucking’s story through facts, numbers, statistics, charts, and graphs.
UPS Offers Keys to Fuel Efficiency
You would be hard-pressed to find a company more enthusiastically pursuing efficiency than UPS. After all, this is a company that has determined that its no-left turns policy across North America has saved almost 10 million gallons of fuel over the last 10 years. So we asked UPS to distill its fuel-saving philosophy into three bite-sized ideas.