Sustainability

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June 15, 2017

Michelin's Movin' On Conference [Photos]

HDT Executive Editor David Cullen brings you inside the inaugural Michelin Movin' On Conference on sustainable mobilility. The creative and highly fluid event was held indoors and out at an industrial property reclaimed as a gallery and meeting space near downtown Montreal June 13-15, 2017. Read more about the conference in "Michelin Taking Long View of Sustainable Transportation."  

June 14, 2017

Michelin Reveals ‘Wheel with No Air’ Tire Concept

Looking not unlike a lushly blue life form on James Cameron’s cinematic world of Pandora, the prototype of Michelin’s Visionary concept tire glowingly held center stage at the tire maker’s Movin’ On global conference on sustainable transportation.

June 13, 2017

Michelin Taking Long View of Sustainable Transportation

As Ralph Dimenna, chief operating officer of Michelin Americas Truck Tires, sees it, the Movin’ On sustainability conference that the global tire maker is hosting this week aims “to promote free thinking” to help address the various issues now impacting transport mobility.

February 14, 2017

Daimler Trucks Portland HQ Scores Top Green-Building Rating

Daimler Trucks North America announced that its new corporate headquarters building in Portland, Ore., has been awarded the Platinum Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification.

November 15, 2016

2016 Top 50 Green Fleets

This list of 50 industry leaders show there are many paths to sustainability, from better mpg to alternative fuels to “green” facilities.

November 14, 2016

HDT Announces Top 50 Green Fleets of 2016

Heavy Duty Trucking magazine has announced its Top 50 Green Fleets for 2016, trucking companies that are leading the industry in the adoption of green, sustainable practices, policies, and technologies.

October 31, 2016

Volvo Group Delivers Sustainability Recommendations to UN

Volvo Group CEO Martin Lundstedt has submitted a report to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon with ten recommendations on how sustainable transport can advance sustainable development.

October 19, 2016

Heavy Duty Fleets Honored for Sustainability and Efficiency at FTX

Several heavy duty fleets were recognized and six took the top honors for sustainability and efficiency at the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo at an Oct. 19 ceremony in Schaumburg, Ill.

August 24, 2016

HDT Seeking Nominations for Top 50 Green Fleets

Heavy Duty Trucking is looking for fleets that have made a commitment to sustainability, alternative fuels and lowering greenhouse gas emissions for its 2016 Top 50 Green Fleets.

July 6, 2016

Nominations Open for FTX Sustainability and Efficiency Awards

Nominations are open until Friday, Aug. 12, for the all-new Fleet Technology Expo awards. which will recognize fleets for their sustainability and efficiency practices.

June 17, 2016

Iveco's New Stralis Series Includes Gas Power

“Stralis NP is the first and only gas truck that has demonstrated it can be used in long-haul missions,” said Pierre Lahutte, brand president. Its range on LNG is up to 900 miles.

February 23, 2016

Reusa-Wrap is Trackable and Secure

The Reusa-Wraps five-sided secure reusable pallet wrap is designed to replace stretch film in the daily shipment of pallets to reduce waste.

September 28, 2015

PG&E Electrifies Its Sustainability Efforts

PG&E has proposed the building of 25,000 public EV chargers throughout California. Along with San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison, it is waiting for approval from the California Public Utilities Commission.

May 11, 2015

Cummins Outlines Global Sustainability Goals

Cummins has pledged both to reduce carbon emissions from its products in-use and to streamline the logistics of the company’s managed freight as part of a global sustainability effort.

April 20, 2015

Award Deadline Extended for Fleet Technology Expo

Nominations are open until Friday, June 5 for the all-new Fleet Technology Expo awards recognizing fleets for their sustainability and efficiency initiatives.

December 1, 2014

Golden State Foods Opens 'Green' Distribution Center

Golden State Foods opened a new 158,000-square-foot Chicago distribution center that is LEED Gold Certified for environmental efficiency and sustainability, a first for Golden State Foods and McDonald’s distribution.

October 30, 2014

HDT Announces Top 50 Green Fleets of 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking announced its second annual Top 50 Green Fleets at the Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill., Thursday. A ceremony was held at the conference to honor these fleets for their sustainability efforts in areas such as fuel economy, alternative fuels and emissions.

October 28, 2014

Green Fleet Conference Highlighting Sustainability

The Green Fleet Conference this week in Schaumburg, Ill., will highlight alternative fuels, fuel efficiency and sustainability. There will be in-depth discussions and expert panels, a ride-and-drive of sustainable vehicles and an expo showcasing the latest green equipment and products.

October 22, 2014

Cooper Makes Progress on Guayule-Rubber Tire

Cooper Tire and Rubber has completed builds of tires made of natural rubber sourced from the guayule plants.

September 22, 2014

Bridgestone Explores Natural Rubber Production at New Arizona Research Center

Bridgestone will be exploring a natural, domestic source for rubber production at its new Biorubber Process Research Center in Mesa, Arizona.

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