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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...

Q&A: Meritor's Chris Villavarayan
Q&A: Meritor's Chris Villavarayan

March 9, 2015
Chris Villavarayan tells HDT about his first year as president of Meritor Americas, Meritor's latest axle and tire inflation news, the global business and more.

Q&A: NACFE Executive Director Mike Roeth
Q&A: NACFE Executive Director Mike Roeth

December 30, 2014
Mike Roeth is the executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency. We talked to him about his group's mission, fuel economy and...

Navistar Outlines SuperTruck Progress
Navistar Outlines SuperTruck Progress

December 18, 2014
Increasing brake thermal efficiency in the SuperTruck's diesel engines is proving more challenging than expected and the goal of 55% still seems a ways off.

How Simulators Can Help Save Fuel
How Simulators Can Help Save Fuel

November 13, 2014
From the November Issue of HDT - Driving simulators aren't just for new drivers or safety training, they can be used to teach drivers how to improve fuel...