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Green Strategy Discussions Kick Off Work Truck Show
Green Strategy Discussions Kick Off Work Truck Show

March 4, 2015
Alternative fuels and powertrains will work if an organization’s top people favor the concepts, speakers said at Tuesday's Green Truck Summit ahead of the...

Study: Clean Diesel Exhaust Safe for Animal Lungs, Probably Humans
Study: Clean Diesel Exhaust Safe for Animal Lungs, Probably Humans

January 27, 2015
Modern diesels burn so cleanly that laboratory rats suffered no lung illnesses during a lengthy study of their exposure to exhaust gases, according to the...

Diesel Particulate Filters: Blessing and Curse
Diesel Particulate Filters: Blessing and Curse

January 23, 2015
Diesel particulate filters help cleanse exhaust and give us cleaner air to breathe, but they cause frequent grief and expense.

Report: Autoshifting Transmissions Save Fuel, Could Ease Driver Shortage
Report: Autoshifting Transmissions Save Fuel, Could Ease Driver Shortage

December 22, 2014
A new report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room verifies what manufacturers and many users have been saying...

Achates Signs Development Contracts with 2 More Manufacturers
Achates Signs Development Contracts with 2 More Manufacturers

December 11, 2014
Achates Power, the developer of modern two-stroke, opposed-piston engines, says it has secured another contract with a leading global original-equipment...

Fuel Hauler Leases 12 CNG Trucks from Ryder

December 3, 2014
Bulk-hauling, return-to-base operations like Mansfield’s are ideally suited for natural gas vehicles, Ryder said.

Direct/Overdrive Adds Efficiency to Bulk-Hauling Volvos
Direct/Overdrive Adds Efficiency to Bulk-Hauling Volvos

November 5, 2014
Bulk hauling rigs that consistently go out loaded and return home empty constitute the best application for the new feature.

Full-length Skirts Add Fuel Savings for Nussbaum
Full-length Skirts Add Fuel Savings for Nussbaum

October 28, 2014
Nussbaum is streamlining its trailers looking to save money on fuel. Skirts, TrailerTails and a few other modifications together save close to 1 mpg.

Electric Trucks Still Generate a Spark of Interest
Electric Trucks Still Generate a Spark of Interest

October 21, 2014
Senior Editor Tom Berg looks at the state of the electric truck market as fleets struggle to balance benefits with economics.

Fuel Smarts: Opposed-Piston Diesels About Five Years Away
Fuel Smarts: Opposed-Piston Diesels About Five Years Away

October 3, 2014
Truck users can look forward to 30% better fuel economy at 10% lower production cost, says Achates Power