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Powers Distributing Invested in Diesel-Electric Hydrids
Powers Distributing Invested in Diesel-Electric Hydrids

October 8, 2013
Powers Distributing, Lake Orion, Mich., was the first company to buy a significant number of diesel-electric hybrid trucks using the Eaton Hybrid Power...

Clean Energy Launches Renewable Natural Gas Fuel
Clean Energy Launches Renewable Natural Gas Fuel

October 3, 2013
Fleets that want to use an even "greener" alternative fuel than natural gas can now purchase renewable natural gas fuel, made from methane that comes from...

Diesel/Natural Gas Conversions Offers Owners a Choice
Diesel/Natural Gas Conversions Offers Owners a Choice

October 2, 2013
A dual-fuel conversion system can offer some of the fuel- and emissions-saving benefits of a natural gas engine without going out and buying a brand-new...

Green Fleet Conference: Gridlock, Obama, and What it Means for Green Fleets
Green Fleet Conference: Gridlock, Obama, and What it Means for Green Fleets

October 1, 2013
PHOENIX -- What should you expect in President Obama's second term? A single word: gridlock. The current government shutdown is just one more symptom of a...

Prime Inc. Uses APUs, Innovative Tanker System to Cut Idle Costs
Prime Inc. Uses APUs, Innovative Tanker System to Cut Idle Costs

September 25, 2013
Prime Inc., Springfield, Mo., has its entire fleet equipped with auxiliary power units to limit idling, with an automatic 5-minute idle shutdown timer. But...

7 Ways to Cut Idling Costs
7 Ways to Cut Idling Costs

July 8, 2013
Royal Jones, president and CEO of Mesilla Valley Transportation, is known for his near-obsessive attention to saving fuel. Yet eight or nine years ago, the...

The Quest For Fuel Savings
The Quest For Fuel Savings

June 26, 2013
In 2011, commercial trucks burned 37.2 billion gallons of diesel and 14.8 billion gallons of gasoline, according to the American Trucking Associations.

Idle Reduction Stories

June 17, 2013
In June's special fuel-savings issue, we promised you more stories about how fleets are cutting their idle time.

AireDock Idle Reduction Company Reorganizes
AireDock Idle Reduction Company Reorganizes

May 28, 2013
AireDock, which provides idle reduction technology at truckstops and other parking locations, is undergoing a major corporate restructuring and is opening a...

Clean Energy, Mansfield Team up for Natural Gas Fueling

May 7, 2013
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. and Mansfield Energy Corp. announced a strategic partnership to offer customers what they say will be the most comprehensive...