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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...

Q&A: New Committee Head Talks PC-11 Oil Category
Q&A: New Committee Head Talks PC-11 Oil Category

September 9, 2015
There's a new head of the committee developing the new heavy-duty engine oil classification, known as PC-11. HDT talked to Shawn Whitacre to find out what...

Q&A: Fleet Advantage's John Flynn on Truck Leasing Past, Present and Future
Q&A: Fleet Advantage's John Flynn on Truck Leasing Past, Present and Future

February 6, 2015
What does Big Data have to do with the future of truck leasing? Everything, says John Flynn, CEO of Fleet Advantage, a truck leasing company that believes...

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...

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...

The Lowdown on the New Low-Viscosity Oils
The Lowdown on the New Low-Viscosity Oils

March 13, 2014
Exactly what is this "high-temp, high-shear" viscosity engine oil standard in the works for the next round of EPA emissions standards, and what are engine...

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