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SmartTruck Introduces LeadEdge Trailer Fairing to Manage the ‘Gap’
SmartTruck Introduces LeadEdge Trailer Fairing to Manage the ‘Gap’

October 17, 2015
Aerodynamic provider SmartTruck announced its new LeadEdge Top Fairing, designed to manipulate and manage the disruptive airflow created in the gap between...

Change in Excise Tax Removes One LNG Stumbling Block
Change in Excise Tax Removes One LNG Stumbling Block

August 18, 2015
The temporary highway funding bill passed this summer changed how liquified natural gas is taxed to make it more equitable to diesel fuel, and one LNG...

4 Ways Hirschbach Saves Fuel
4 Ways Hirschbach Saves Fuel

July 24, 2015
At Hirschbach Motor Lines, an 850-truck-and-growing refrigerated fleet based in East Dubuque, Ill., the goal is “to become the most fuel-efficient fleet in...

Keeping Diesel Fuel Clean
Keeping Diesel Fuel Clean

June 24, 2015
If you don’t take steps to keep diesel fuel clean, it can degrade your fuel economy, damage expensive fuel system components and cause downtime. That’s...

Court Deals Setback to Challenge of EPA GHG Regs

April 27, 2015
A legal challenge of the Environmental Protection Agency's greenhouse gas emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks has failed after an appeals court found...

Volvo Invests in Platooning Technology
Volvo Invests in Platooning Technology

April 27, 2015
A Volvo Group subsidiary is investing in Peloton Technology, which is working on a truck "platooning" system that would save fuel and reduce congestion by...

Minn. Truckers File Suit Against Biodiesel Mandate
Minn. Truckers File Suit Against Biodiesel Mandate

April 20, 2015
The Minnesota Trucking Association and others are suing the state trying to end its 10% biodiesel mandate.

When Will We See DME-Powered Trucks?
When Will We See DME-Powered Trucks?

April 10, 2015
Although interest in alternative fuels has cooled down a bit as diesel prices have dropped, supporters of dimethyl ether, or DME, still believe the...

IdleAir at 5 Years Post-Purchase: Growing, Changing
IdleAir at 5 Years Post-Purchase: Growing, Changing

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...

Cummins Unveils ISX Efficiency Improvements
Cummins Unveils ISX Efficiency Improvements

March 24, 2015
LOUISVILLE, KY -- Under the theme of "redefining efficiency," Cummins Tuesday night announced fuel-saving enhancements to the 2015 ISX15 big-bore diesel and...