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We Try Out Latest Electric, Hybrid Models at Hybrid Truck Users Forum
We Try Out Latest Electric, Hybrid Models at Hybrid Truck Users Forum

December 29, 2010
The Hybrid Truck Users Forum's 10th annual meeting in late September in Dearborn, Mich., featured a ride and drive of electric and hybrid trucks

HTUF's 10th Meeting a Big Draw
HTUF's 10th Meeting a Big Draw

December 29, 2010
Hybrid Truck Users Forum's 10th annual meeting in late September in Dearborn, Mich., was its largest ever, with close to 700 attendees.

Going Electric
Going Electric

July 14, 2010
For many years we've been accustomed to seeing electric carts scoot around golf courses and airports, and strong, silent forklifts do heavy lifting in...

SuperTruck Program Aims to Improve Economy by 50 Percent
SuperTruck Program Aims to Improve Economy by 50 Percent

June 24, 2010
The Department of Energy is backing development of clean-burning, more fuel-efficient vehicles with cold cash, including $115 million for the Super Truck...

Driving Navistar's eStar Van
Driving Navistar's eStar Van

June 15, 2010
Primitive batteries and limited range caused electric cars and trucks to lose a technology battle with the internal combustion engine in the early 20th...

Hydraulic Hybrids: Ride-and-Drive Report From Work Truck Show
Hydraulic Hybrids: Ride-and-Drive Report From Work Truck Show

May 21, 2010
Well-attended educational sessions and an ever-larger trade display marked the National Truck Equipment Association's annual meeting and Work Truck Show,...

Navistar's Electric Truck Named 'eStar,' Production Begun in Indiana RV Plant
Navistar's Electric Truck Named 'eStar,' Production Begun in Indiana RV Plant

May 14, 2010
Navistar International's electric truck is called "eStar." It's being assembled by its Monaco RV subsidiary in Wakarusa, Ind., and it's priced at $150,000,...

TMC Sessions: Designing and Installing Trailer Aero Devices
TMC Sessions: Designing and Installing Trailer Aero Devices

March 12, 2010
It would be a good idea if fleets and truckers had some way to judge how good trailer aerodynamic products are, and to properly install what's available

Cool Electric Spin: Driving a Ford/Eaton Plug-In Hybrid
Cool Electric Spin: Driving a Ford/Eaton Plug-In Hybrid

February 11, 2010
Eaton's electric-drive system is the one usually used by truck manufacturers who offer a medium-duty hybrid, including Freightliner, Freightliner Custom...

Federal Stimulus Includes Billions For Alternative-fuel and Electric Vehicles
Federal Stimulus Includes Billions For Alternative-fuel and Electric Vehicles

October 2, 2009
Kimberly Taylor of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute was almost ecstatic. "The whole world is watching their calendar, waiting for their grants to come...