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New Wheel Covers Hide Fasteners for Optimized Aerodynamics
New Wheel Covers Hide Fasteners for Optimized Aerodynamics

October 2, 2017
Deflecktor has designed a new generation of aerodynamic wheel covers, which it says offer a more aerodynamic shape because the fastening system is entirely...

HDT's Top 50 Green Fleets
HDT's Top 50 Green Fleets

November 13, 2015
Industry leaders show there are many paths to sustainability, from better mpg to alternative fuels to “green” facilities.

SmartTruck Introduces LeadEdge Trailer Fairing to Manage the ‘Gap’
SmartTruck Introduces LeadEdge Trailer Fairing to Manage the ‘Gap’

October 17, 2015
Aerodynamic provider SmartTruck announced its new LeadEdge Top Fairing, designed to manipulate and manage the disruptive airflow created in the gap between...

4 Ways Hirschbach Saves Fuel
4 Ways Hirschbach Saves Fuel

July 24, 2015
At Hirschbach Motor Lines, an 850-truck-and-growing refrigerated fleet based in East Dubuque, Ill., the goal is “to become the most fuel-efficient fleet in...

Commentary: When Well-Intentioned Rules Have Unintended Consequences
Commentary: When Well-Intentioned Rules Have Unintended Consequences

October 17, 2014
Keep up the good work on cutting fuel use, but make sure to do your homework.

Mesilla Valley Adding FlowBelow AeroKits to Entire Fleet
Mesilla Valley Adding FlowBelow AeroKits to Entire Fleet

October 4, 2014
SAN DIEGO -- Mesilla Valley Transportation, a New Mexico and Texas carrier known for its attention to fuel savings, has ordered 1,200 FlowBelow Tractor...

Innovation In The Details
Innovation In The Details

March 12, 2014
When Bill Bliem became vice president of maintenance at NFI five years ago, his first priority was to get maintenance costs under control.

EPA Adding Reefers, Test Methods to SmartWay Program

March 12, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE – The Environmental Protection Agency is making changes in its voluntary SmartWay program, including adding refrigerated trailers and...

HDT's Top 50 Green Fleets
HDT's Top 50 Green Fleets

November 11, 2013
Green strategies vary greatly depending on the operation. For one company, natural gas might make sense. For another, green might mean solar-powered...