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Carbon Adsorption to Reduce CNG Costs
Carbon Adsorption to Reduce CNG Costs

August 5, 2015
Two companies report they're on the brink of commercializing low-pressure dispensing and storage of compressed natural gas through carbon adsorption, which...

Glider Kit Amendment Stalls with House Bill
Glider Kit Amendment Stalls with House Bill

July 16, 2015
The amendment's underlying bill was pulled from further consideration when it became snarled in an unrelated controversy over the Confederate flag.

Trailers Meeting Phase 2 Fuel-GHG Regs Already Out There
Trailers Meeting Phase 2 Fuel-GHG Regs Already Out There

June 30, 2015
Aerodynamic fairings, low-rolling-resistance tires and automatic tire-inflation systems will allow manufacturers to meet the regulations,

EPA SmartWay Plans to Expand Programs, Leadership Worldwide
EPA SmartWay Plans to Expand Programs, Leadership Worldwide

June 25, 2015
Vision 2020 is a blueprint for building SmartWay's reputation and outreach to increase fuel efficiency and cut “black carbon” emissions worldwide.

High-mpg Model Round-Up
High-mpg Model Round-Up

June 22, 2015
The best fuel economy starts with a truck model specifically designed to squeeze the most possible miles from a gallon of diesel fuel and all major builders...

Wrightspeed's Tantalizing Turbine-Electric Drivetrain
Wrightspeed's Tantalizing Turbine-Electric Drivetrain

June 17, 2015
California trash fleet hopes ‘out of the box’ heavy-duty series hybrid will save big money in fuel.

Bob Sliwa’s 3rd Aero Project Has Shell’s Backing
Bob Sliwa’s 3rd Aero Project Has Shell’s Backing

May 13, 2015
The StarShip tractor-trailer will get mpg that's "better than anyone else," but the former owner-operator, whose work with aerodynamics goes back to the...

Driving on Kilowatts
Driving on Kilowatts

May 12, 2015
From a distance, this green tractor looks pretty much like any other International ProStar daycab. But the powerplant is very different. Senior Editor Tom...

Trading Diesel for Kilowatts
Trading Diesel for Kilowatts

April 20, 2015
In California, electric vehicles’ zero tailpipe emissions are golden, that’s why Transportation Power Inc. has been designing and testing battery-electric...

Dana Preparing ‘Dual Range Disconnect’ 6x4-6x2 Tandem
Dana Preparing ‘Dual Range Disconnect’ 6x4-6x2 Tandem

March 26, 2015
Dana engineers are working on a Spicer Dual Range Disconnect tandem rear axle that combines the traction advantages of a dual-drive 6x4 configuration with...