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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...

4 Ways Drivers Can Dial Up MPG
4 Ways Drivers Can Dial Up MPG

June 28, 2016
An accomplished owner-operator offers his advice on what it takes to drive fuel efficiently. He contends that if drivers want to achieve high fuel economy...

Volvo, Mack, to Discontinue 16-liter Diesel Immediately
Volvo, Mack, to Discontinue 16-liter Diesel Immediately

January 23, 2017
Volvo says a general trend toward 13-liter diesel engines is a key factor in discontinuing D16 production.

GHG Phase 2: Trucking Industry Reactions
GHG Phase 2: Trucking Industry Reactions

August 29, 2016
Industry reactions to the final greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency rules for medium- and heavy-duty trucks tended to be [mostly] upbeat and positive, reflecting...

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...

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...

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.

Why U.S. Xpress is Getting Help With Fuel Economy Testing
Why U.S. Xpress is Getting Help With Fuel Economy Testing

November 8, 2016
U.S. Xpress hosts a fuel-economy test of the latest high-mpg tractors as the Canadian engineering-consulting firm moves to help American fleets protect...

The Future of Fuel Economy
The Future of Fuel Economy

June 21, 2016
A fundamental shift in thinking has transformed the trucking industry and ushered in a new era of highly advanced vehicles delivering unprecedented fuel...

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...

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