November 21, 2016
Inverters, which convert DC power into AC power to power creature comforts in the truck cab, have always been a magnet for controversy. An expert at one inverter company offers his tips for what to think about when spec'ing an inverter.
October 21, 2016
The Terex HyPower IM is an idle mitigation and cab comfort solution that can help fleets meet green initiatives by reducing emissions and fuel usage.
July 1, 2016
How do you save fuel in a work-truck and heavy-haul operation? “Leave the truck parked,” quips Wayne Queen, trucking yard manager at Kokosing Construction.
June 27, 2016
By staying on top of data and its drivers, Cooper Freight makes its quest for better fuel economy an every day effort.
May 24, 2016
Idle Smart has authorized Fontaine Modification Fleet Services to install and distribute its idle management system.
April 28, 2016
Idle Free Systems APUs are CARB compliant and EPA-SmartWay verified and provide air conditioning and heat; 120-volt electricity for televisions, computers, and other hotel needs; and keep the truck engine warm when the engine is off.
April 5, 2016
With diesel prices hovering around $2 per gallon, a near 50% drop since mid-2014, the idle-reduction industry has faced a challenging economic environment, causing IdleAir to streamline its services.
November 13, 2015
Idle Smart’s new platform allows fleet managers to understand how their fleets are performing under the idle reduction system and actively manage the devices in the field.
August 26, 2015
Many fleets were honored but only six took the top honors of the HDT Efficiency and Sustainability awards at the 2015 Fleet Technology Expo at an Aug. 26 ceremony.
July 1, 2015
A Southern California security company is converting its fleet of Class 5 armored vehicles into plug-in hybrids powered by renewable natural gas with the help of two vehicle modifiers.
April 10, 2015
Convoy Solutions officials told reporters at the Mid-America Trucking Show they've learned a lot about the idle-reduction business in the five years since they resurrected IdleAir.
March 6, 2015
Pennsylvania's Clean Diesel Grant Program supports projects that re-power or retrofit fleet vehicles to curb emissions; purchase and install idle-reduction technology; or purchase clean alternative-fuel fleet vehicles.
February 17, 2015
One company that provides an alternative to idling big rigs at truckstops and truck terminals has plans for growth, including investing more money to fund a planned expansion.
December 9, 2014
The IdleAir facility will provide drivers with in-cab services including air conditioning, heat, Internet connectivity, DirecTV and 120 volt electricity, to eliminate the need for idling.
October 30, 2014
Implementing a company-wide anti-idling program, this uniform service has decreased its idling time from 70 minutes to 7 minutes per driver per day, resulting in serious fuel savings.
August 26, 2014
Mitsubishi Fuso has made an idle limit system optional for its Canter line of work trucks.
August 25, 2014
Truckstop electrification services provider IdleAir reports it continues to grow its number of locations since reopening under a new owner about four years ago.
July 1, 2014
A new report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency helps fleets choose the right idle reduction solution for their operation. NACFE examines the pros and cons of 19 separate technologies, and provides a tool to help fleets compare different solutions.
June 23, 2014
A single 100-watt solar panel keeps the trailer's four Group 31 batteries charged and the liftgate operating reliably.
June 17, 2014
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