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Phase 2 GHG Rules to Curtail Use of Glider Kits
Phase 2 GHG Rules to Curtail Use of Glider Kits

August 30, 2016
Starting in January of 2021, under the new greenhouse gas regulations, glider kits will be allowed mostly for their original purpose, which was reclaiming...

M-B Class 8 Electric Truck to be Tested in Urban Delivery Service
M-B Class 8 Electric Truck to be Tested in Urban Delivery Service

July 28, 2016
Heavy-duty Urban eTruck for “short radius” use in Germany and elsewhere could be in production by 2020 or soon thereafter, Daimler says.

Cummins: New X15 Engine Offers High Performance, Economy, Reliability
Cummins: New X15 Engine Offers High Performance, Economy, Reliability

July 24, 2016
Cummins officials say their next-generation X15 heavy-duty diesel series will offer new value through economy, performance, reliability and support when it...

Private Fleet Tackles Turbulence To Improve Fuel Economy
Private Fleet Tackles Turbulence To Improve Fuel Economy

July 6, 2016
Duplainville Transport’s aerodynamic tractor-trailers average 7.7 mpg on trips among printing plants operated by its parent, QuadGraphics.

Idle Reduction is Key for Ohio Construction Fleet
Idle Reduction is Key for Ohio Construction Fleet

July 1, 2016
How do you save fuel in a work-truck and heavy-haul operation? “Leave the truck parked,” quips Wayne Queen, trucking yard manager at Kokosing Construction.

Fuel Economy at Any Size
Fuel Economy at Any Size

June 30, 2016
UPS has 90,000 trucks, tractors and package cars around the world is known for its push to adopt alternative fuels and powertrains, which run “green miles.”...

Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Promises Quick Payback
Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Promises Quick Payback

May 23, 2016
A hybrid electric-drive trailer tandem being developed by a group of engineers at Hyliion Inc. in Pittsburgh, Pa. The device, which for now has no official...

What You Should Know About Today's CNG Fuel Systems
What You Should Know About Today's CNG Fuel Systems

April 22, 2016
Natural-gas-powered truck sales have leveled off since the drop in diesel prices, but fleets already using the fuel continue to buy them, especially CNG....

Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Being Developed
Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Being Developed

March 10, 2016
The system captures energy as a tractor-trailer brakes and runs downhill, and reapplies energy through a drive axle to help the truck launch and run uphill....

Wabash Shows Almost All-Composite Prototype Reefer
Wabash Shows Almost All-Composite Prototype Reefer

March 1, 2016
The trailer uses molded structural composites, or MSCs, developed by Wabash engineers over the last three years. It uses few bolts and no metal crossmembers.