October 6, 2016
ATA recognized award recipients at the Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas, honoring winners of the EPA SmartWay Excellence Award and the President's Trucking Association Executives Council Leadership Award.
May 4, 2016
Uniroyal Commercial Truck Tires' LT40 long-haul and regional trailer tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology program.
January 26, 2016
The Double Coin RLB450 drive position tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology Program.
December 15, 2015
Wabash National’s AeroFin XL Tail Device is an aerodynamic solution designed to improve trailer aerodynamics and overall fuel economy.
October 30, 2015
Four GT Radial commercial tires, including three designed for regional service and one designed for urban delivery, have received SmartWay verification from the EPA.
August 27, 2015
The new Michelin X Multi Energy D Pre-Mold retread provides high mileage, fuel efficiency and scrub resistance for regional and super-regional applications, according to the tire maker.
July 10, 2015
Bridgestone Commercial introduced the Bandag B760 FuelTech drive tire retread, designed for tandem-axle tractors in truckload and less-than-truckload applications.
May 28, 2015
Aero device manufacturers now have a choice of test methods to prove the effectiveness of their devices. Are consumers any better off?
April 14, 2015
The Goodyear G682 RSD Fuel Max is a PreCure retread option designed for drive applications in regional fleets that require fuel efficiency, traction and long miles.
March 18, 2015
Goodyear has introduced the precure Fuel Max LHD G505D retread, which is designed to extend the life cycle of the Goodyear Fuel Max LHD G505D long haul tire.
March 17, 2015
Is SmartWay verification enough to calculate the return on investing in add-on aerodynamic devices?
March 12, 2015
What does the new "Elite" level of fuel-saving devices offered by the EPA SmartWay program mean? Senior Editor Tom Berg explores the topic in his Trailer Talk blog.
December 3, 2014
The G392S SSD and G394A SST wide-base retread products feature Goodyear’s UniCircle Technology.
November 13, 2014
Hercules Tire unveiled the Hercules H-704 premium closed shoulder deep drive tire at the recent SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nev.
October 30, 2014
Toyo Tire U.S.A. released the Toyo M650, a commercial drive tire that is SmartWay verified. The tire is designed for regional haul service and higher-torque operating conditions.
July 7, 2014
The Peterbilt-Cummins SuperTruck project achieved almost-unheard-of gains of 68% in freight efficiency over a 24-hour duty-cycle, a 50% improvement in freight efficiency on an 11-hour drive-cycle and a 20% improvement in the thermal efficiency of the engine. How did they do it, and what does that mean?
April 10, 2014
A nonprofit company whose mission was to reduce diesel exhaust from heavy-trucks is no more following a federal audit and financial problems.
October 27, 2013
EPA is honoring 55 companies as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its 2013 SmartWay Excellence Awards. These awards go to companies that have demonstrated outstanding achievements in reducing carbon pollution and other harmful emissions as they move goods across the U.S. more efficiently.
October 7, 2013
Heavy Duty Trucking has extended its deadline for fleets to complete a survey about their "green" activities in order to be considered for inclusion in our November issue on Top Green Fleets.
April 26, 2013
A new trailer side skirt from Fleet Engineers of Muskegon, Mich., has been designed to save time, save money and, the company says wryly, to save the planet.
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