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Mesilla Valley Adopts Auxiliary Solar System
Mesilla Valley Adopts Auxiliary Solar System

August 8, 2017
Mesilla Valley Transportation recently purchased close to 1,000 eNow solar auxiliary energy systems for its Navistar trucks. The pioneering fleet discovered...

Drivers Key to Cutting Idle Costs
Drivers Key to Cutting Idle Costs

June 27, 2017
No single technology has emerged as a winner in the idle reduction market, but driver satisfaction and comfort are key factors in finding solutions.

IdleAir Not Letting Lower Diesel Prices Stop Idle Reduction Growth
IdleAir Not Letting Lower Diesel Prices Stop Idle Reduction Growth

June 1, 2017
As temperatures heat up around the country, IdleAir is working to expand the number of fleets using its idle reduction technology to keep trucks cool and...

Fuel Saving Fleets: Cooper Makes An Every Day Effort
Fuel Saving Fleets: Cooper Makes An Every Day Effort

June 27, 2016
By staying on top of data and its drivers, Cooper Freight makes its quest for better fuel economy an every day effort.

IdleAir at 5 Years Post-Purchase: Growing, Changing
IdleAir at 5 Years Post-Purchase: Growing, Changing

April 10, 2015
Convoy Solutions officials told reporters at the Mid-America Trucking Show they've learned a lot about the idle-reduction business in the five years since...

Prime Inc. Uses APUs, Innovative Tanker System to Cut Idle Costs
Prime Inc. Uses APUs, Innovative Tanker System to Cut Idle Costs

September 25, 2013
Prime Inc., Springfield, Mo., has its entire fleet equipped with auxiliary power units to limit idling, with an automatic 5-minute idle shutdown timer. But...

7 Ways to Cut Idling Costs
7 Ways to Cut Idling Costs

July 8, 2013
Royal Jones, president and CEO of Mesilla Valley Transportation, is known for his near-obsessive attention to saving fuel. Yet eight or nine years ago, the...

Idle Reduction Stories

June 17, 2013
In June's special fuel-savings issue, we promised you more stories about how fleets are cutting their idle time.

AireDock Idle Reduction Company Reorganizes
AireDock Idle Reduction Company Reorganizes

May 28, 2013
AireDock, which provides idle reduction technology at truckstops and other parking locations, is undergoing a major corporate restructuring and is opening a...