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EPA to Reconsider GHG Standards for Trailers, Glider Kits
EPA to Reconsider GHG Standards for Trailers, Glider Kits

August 17, 2017
Just months before new greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency rules affecting trailers and glider kits are scheduled to start taking effect, the U.S....

Report: Most Fleets Should Consider Low-Viscosity Oil for Fuel Economy
Report: Most Fleets Should Consider Low-Viscosity Oil for Fuel Economy

June 29, 2016
A new report concludes that most fleets should look at adopting lower-viscosity engine oils for fuel savings.

Friendly Competition Helps RRR Drivers Improve MPG
Friendly Competition Helps RRR Drivers Improve MPG

June 28, 2016
With a bevy of fuel-saving options on its 65 tractors and its 100-plus refrigerated trailers, drivers have a head start at RRR Transportation – but it still...

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.

8 Steps to Better MPG Through Maintenance
8 Steps to Better MPG Through Maintenance

June 20, 2016
We asked leading fleet maintenance managers and the North American Council for Freight Efficiency for tips on how preventive maintenance can help improve...

Volvo Talks About Piston Technology in Latest Engines
Volvo Talks About Piston Technology in Latest Engines

June 9, 2016
The Volvo Group’s new truck engines in the U.S. are more fuel efficient thanks in part to a new piston design, which has "waves" on the piston crown that...

Navistar Outlines SuperTruck Progress
Navistar Outlines SuperTruck Progress

December 18, 2014
Increasing brake thermal efficiency in the SuperTruck's diesel engines is proving more challenging than expected and the goal of 55% still seems a ways off.

How Simulators Can Help Save Fuel
How Simulators Can Help Save Fuel

November 13, 2014
From the November Issue of HDT - Driving simulators aren't just for new drivers or safety training, they can be used to teach drivers how to improve fuel...

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...

Oil Viscosity: How Low Can You Go?
Oil Viscosity: How Low Can You Go?

July 17, 2014
To meet expected greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency standards, oil companies and engine makers have been busy developing a new standard for engine oils that...

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