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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...

Watch for Changing Powertrain Technology to Meet Fuel Economy Regs
Watch for Changing Powertrain Technology to Meet Fuel Economy Regs

March 19, 2013
What type of engine systems and parts will you be dealing with in the future? From electric-drive turbos to waste heat regeneration, Derek Kaufman,...

The Next Generation of Oils: New API oil category will help meet fuel economy/GHG regs
The Next Generation of Oils: New API oil category will help meet fuel economy/GHG regs

January 17, 2013
Three years from now, you'll see a new API diesel engine oil-service category, designed to help meet federal greenhouse gas/fuel economy standards, which...

A Trio of Trucking Resolutions

January 16, 2013
Highway funding, driver respect and fixing CSA are on HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge's wish list for 2013.