November 18, 2016
Volvo Group’s SuperTruck demonstrates where energy-saving technology could take us – and in some cases, already has.
November 15, 2016
Peloton Technology announced its participation in the Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles program, or Nextcar, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
November 10, 2016
Called ZeroTouch, the motorized system unfolds the fairing panels when the vehicle reaches 35 mph.
October 28, 2016
Volvo Trucks recently unveiled its fuel-conscious SuperTruck concept vehicle, squeezing every ounce of efficiency out of a truck that can achieve 12 mpg. Equipment editor Jim Park explains the innovative systems behind Volvo’s most efficient concept to date.
October 25, 2016
The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have officially published the Phase 2 greenhouse gas/ fuel efficiency rule for commercial vehicles in the Federal Register.
October 21, 2016
New York City’s Department of Sanitation has been testing an engine stop-start system with impressive fuel savings.
October 17, 2016
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.
October 6, 2016
Kenworth has introduced the fuel-efficient T680 Advantage Package with 52-inch mid-roof sleeper for regional haul and less-than-truckload operations.
October 4, 2016
PIT Group, an engineering and research group for the trucking industry, plans to conduct its first In-Service Fuel Testing on powertrain combinations for U.S. Xpress.
October 2, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Peterbilt has added a day cab version of its aerodynamic, fuel efficient Model 579 Epiq day cab, aimed at fuel-conscious day-cab fleet customers in regional, tanker and bulk haul applications.
September 30, 2016
Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz Truck unit along with Germany-based trailer maker Krone have teamed up to put together a linehaul tractor-trailer they say delivers up to a 20% cut in fuel consumption compared to existing combinations.
September 28, 2016
The money thus conserved will pay back a $1,050 to $2,800 investment for necessary equipment in one to two years, it estimates.
Mahle is working on a camshaft technology that will replace conventional bearings with wear-free roller bearings, the company announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.
September 27, 2016
Chinese truck manufacturer Foton Motor has launched three fuel-efficient trucks under the Super Truck line in collaboration with Daimler, Cummins and several German component suppliers.
September 26, 2016
Ploger is a diverse carrier hauling mostly high-cube multi-drop loads to customer retail locations in urban areas predominantly east of the Mississippi.
September 23, 2016
Interest has waned in the face of low fuel prices, but ‘price points’ are lower and the business remains active.
September 16, 2016
RealWheels Corporation’s new line of Twist & Lock Aero Covers is designed to streamline the installation and removal of the cover.
The 2017 X15 Efficiency series engine delivers better fuel economy than previous versions thanks to reduced friction between parts and systems but it also includes innovations to throttle response and engine braking.
September 13, 2016
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.
September 1, 2016
As of this moment, we still don't know much about Freightliner's next-generation Cascadia model for 2017, but DTNA's CEO did say, "It delivers fuel efficiency far beyond what we thought was possible."
We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.
The expert, Shawn Whitacre from Chevron Delo, will answer your questions
The expert, Steve Carlson from Xantrex, will answer your questions
The expert, Brian Fletcher from Eaton, will answer your questions
On the Spot: Drive the Future With Volvo's SuperTruck [Video]
Highlights From ATA Management Conference & Exhibition [Video]
Navistar's Las Vegas LT Series Launch Presentation [Video]
Test Drive Preview: Freightliner's 2018 Cascadia [Video]
Power Converter Features Waterproof Design
Tool Caddy Can Store 100 Pounds of Gear
Trailer Slick Plate Requires No Grease
AutoSock Fits Wide Base Single Tires