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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...

Goodyear Rolls New Steer Tire into Fuel Max Lineup
Goodyear Rolls New Steer Tire into Fuel Max Lineup

March 5, 2015
Goodyear's new LHS steer tire joins the Fuel Max LHD G505D drive tire in in the company's premium low-rolling-resistance tire lineup.

Test Drive: Kenworth T680 Advantage
Test Drive: Kenworth T680 Advantage

February 23, 2015
A new powertrain, enhanced aerodynamics and light-weighting make the T680 Advantage the most fuel-efficient Kenworth ever.

Navigating A Natural Gas Shop Conversion
Navigating A Natural Gas Shop Conversion

January 26, 2015
If you’re planning to add natural gas trucks to your fleet, you will likely have to make some modifications to your shop. That exercise could go smoothly or...

Navistar Rolls out New Efficiency Spec for ProStar
Navistar Rolls out New Efficiency Spec for ProStar

December 5, 2014
Navistar's new ProStar ES package includes a choice of the Maxxforce N13 engine coupled to an Eaton Fuller Advantage 10-speed automated transmission, or the...