Search This Site

Showing Results 1 - 8 of 8
The Quest for Lighter Trailers
The Quest for Lighter Trailers

January 19, 2018
Semi truck trailers need to be as light, strong, cheap and durable as possible, creating a never-ending race for an always-lighter design.

How 3 SmartWay Excellence Honorees Cut Their Carbon Footprint
How 3 SmartWay Excellence Honorees Cut Their Carbon Footprint

January 18, 2018
Three recipients of SmartWay's 2017 Excellence Award detail their best practices for increasing fuel efficiency and reducing carbon footprints, from...

FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate
FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

September 14, 2017
The latest series of platoon tests will evaluate Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology, which adds vehicle-to-vehicle communications to the...

Volvo Issues Upbeat Truck Forecast Heading into Fall
Volvo Issues Upbeat Truck Forecast Heading into Fall

July 13, 2017
Citing positive North American market trends, Volvo is predicting a Class 8 market of approximately 215,000 units by year's end.

Tennessee International Dealer Turns Heads With Fuel Efficiency Demo Truck
Tennessee International Dealer Turns Heads With Fuel Efficiency Demo Truck

June 16, 2017
Taking technology into its own hands, Cumberland International, in Cumberland, Tennessee, has created its very own mpg-optimized truck model with fleet...

Real-World Fuel Economy Challenge to Hit the Road in September
Real-World Fuel Economy Challenge to Hit the Road in September

April 6, 2017
In September, a contingent of trucks from fleets around the country will hit the road to see if their special blend of vehicles, technology and drivers can...

Navistar Rising: A26 Engine Signals New Chapter
Navistar Rising: A26 Engine Signals New Chapter

February 27, 2017
International's all-new A26 diesel engine is the product of a radically new engineering philosophy designed to return the company to its position as a...

NACFE: Modest Gains Seen So Far from Variable Engine-Driven Accessories
NACFE: Modest Gains Seen So Far from Variable Engine-Driven Accessories

February 27, 2017
New NACFE confidence report on emerging technology says that current fuel economy gains are modest, but some systems show promise and research and...