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Running an Alternative-fueled Fleet
Running an Alternative-fueled Fleet

May 20, 2013
Want to get a handle on alternative fuels? Talk with someone who uses them. One person is Melvin Rose, fleet manager for Monroe County in western New York,...

Rise of the 6x2
Rise of the 6x2

May 13, 2013
It's still an oddball spec in road tractors, but some believe the 6x2 — a single drive axle with two powered wheels among six total wheel positions — will...

Electrifying the Windy City
Electrifying the Windy City

March 11, 2013
Chicago has ordered 20 heavy-duty, electric-powered trash trucks that will be the first of their kind in the nation. The electric trucks will run almost...

Cummins, Eaton to Offer Integrated ‘Powertrain Package’
Cummins, Eaton to Offer Integrated ‘Powertrain Package’

March 11, 2013
Cummins Inc. and Eaton Corp. have devised a fuel-saving, integrated engine-transmission combination that will rival proprietary offerings from some truck...

Suppliers Outline Natural Gas Product Plans
Suppliers Outline Natural Gas Product Plans

December 12, 2012
The engine products of the joint venture between Cummins Inc. and Westport Innovations now dominate the existing, albeit small, market for natural gas...

ATA Summit: Plenty of Natural Gas to go Around, but Few Users So Far
ATA Summit: Plenty of Natural Gas to go Around, but Few Users So Far

November 29, 2012
There are only about 167,000 natural gas-fueled vehicles in the United States, according the head of a group that promotes natural gas as a vehicle fuel,...

Chicago Orders Electric-Powered Heavy Trash Trucks

November 26, 2012
The City of Chicago has ordered 20 heavy-duty electric-powered trash trucks that will be the first in the nation, according to one of the companies that won...

Propane's Cheap and Ready
Propane's Cheap and Ready

October 16, 2012
Propane is no longer just for your backyard barbeque or the furnace and water heater in your rural home. It's an efficient and economical fuel that powers...

Sandwich Supplier Saves Fuel, Cuts CO2 with New Reefer Truck
Sandwich Supplier Saves Fuel, Cuts CO2 with New Reefer Truck

September 10, 2012
Ever buy a cold or hot pre-made sandwich from a convenience store, maybe where you gas up the car? Then there's a good chance that it was a Deli Express...

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know, Part 2 - New Engines, More Options
Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know, Part 2 - New Engines, More Options

September 10, 2012
Interest in natural gas as a fuel for commercial trucks has been rising, thanks to the low cost of the fuel, and the desire of fleets to be "green" and...