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Fleets Can Help Drivers Maximize Fuel Economy
Fleets Can Help Drivers Maximize Fuel Economy

June 18, 2015
The right equipment for the job improves the fleet’s and the driver’s chances for success. Part 6 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.

Fuel Savings vs. Shorter Tire Life
Fuel Savings vs. Shorter Tire Life

June 8, 2015
Are low-rolling-resistance tires a cost-effective proposition? It’s not an easy question to answer. Chances are your low-rolling resistance tires are...

The Challenge of Standardizing Aerodynamic Testing
The Challenge of Standardizing Aerodynamic Testing

May 28, 2015
Aero device manufacturers now have a choice of test methods to prove the effectiveness of their devices. Are consumers any better off?

The Automated Revolution is Real
The Automated Revolution is Real

May 25, 2015
After 20 years on the fringes of the heavy-duty transmission world, the switch from sticks to semiconductors may be reaching the tipping point.

5 Ways to Extend Tire Life and Improve Fuel Economy
5 Ways to Extend Tire Life and Improve Fuel Economy

April 7, 2015
Fuel efficiency and tread mileage go hand in hand. Here's one of those rare opportunities to whack two birds with one stone. By following these five easy...

Alcoa, Metalsa Offer 2,500 lbs in Future Weight Savings
Alcoa, Metalsa Offer 2,500 lbs in Future Weight Savings

April 5, 2015
At the Mid-America Trucking Show, Alcoa showcased several vehicle components currently in development that could reduce the weight of a typical highway...

Eaton Expands Advantage Product Line, Adds Coast Mode to AMTs
Eaton Expands Advantage Product Line, Adds Coast Mode to AMTs

March 26, 2015
Eaton now offers is Advantage Series transmission in more configurations to broaden its appear to different long-haul, linehaul and regional markets. The...

Optimizing Engines To Improve Fuel Efficiency
Optimizing Engines To Improve Fuel Efficiency

March 19, 2015
The engine is an often underused fuel-saving device. Optimizing the engine parameters of new trucks could improve fuel efficiency by 5 to 8%.

The Slippery Slope of Aerodynamic Testing
The Slippery Slope of Aerodynamic Testing

March 17, 2015
Is SmartWay verification enough to calculate the return on investing in add-on aerodynamic devices?

TMC Survey Reveals Misinformed View of Fuel-Efficient Tires
TMC Survey Reveals Misinformed View of Fuel-Efficient Tires

March 10, 2015
Do the fuel savings of low-rolling-resistance tires outweigh the assumed shorter miles-to-removal? A TMC survey found a disturbing lack of knowledge among...