Operations & Fuel Economy

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September 15, 2009

Truck Fuel Economy Regulation on the Horizon

Well-managed fleets focus on fuel efficiency the way a surgeon focuses on the tip of his scalpel. It is, after all, a life-and-death issu

September 15, 2009

The Fight Against Global Warming: What's at Stake For Trucking in Cap-and-Trade

The effort to create a cap-and-trade system to limit carbon emissions is generating more questions than answers right now, including whether or not Congress will be able to actually pass a bill

August 27, 2009

How to Stay Cool While Saving Fuel

Delphi offers useful tips to help drivers enhance fuel economy during A/C use The use of any commercial vehicle's air conditioning system increases the load on a vehicle's engine, which in turn consumes fue

August 20, 2009

AMTs Can Improve Fuel Efficiency, Study Finds

Automated Manual Transmissions can improve fuel efficiency by up to 22 percent over conventional automatic transmission

August 11, 2009

Trailer Economy Considerations: Research on side skirts and more

Canadian researchers and fleet managers have run another series of test runs on fuel economy improvement products, and some of the results have verified what was learned at an event the year before

May 26, 2009

Under Pressure: Fuel Filtration

A perennial topic at any meeting of the Technology and Maintenance Council of ATA is fuel filter plugging

May 26, 2009

Specs for Fuel Economy

Sooner or later the economy will heat up again and so will demand for fuel - and prices for it. So it's still wise to buy the most fuel-efficient vehicles and operate them wisely

May 26, 2009

Tires & Fuel Economy: Playing by the Numbers

Spec'ing considerations for tires run the gamut from application to serviceability, and from life cycle costs to anticipated fuel savings. No two fleets will have exactly the same considerations, but at year-end, fuel costs will factor into most spec'ing decisions


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