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Taking Tires for a Test Drive
Taking Tires for a Test Drive

July 24, 2017
If you want to test drive some new tires before you buy — and who wouldn’t — be prepared to invest significant time and energy in the project.

A Different Approach to Fuel Efficiency Coaching
A Different Approach to Fuel Efficiency Coaching

August 1, 2016
Vnomics’ True Fuel is a monitoring device that encourages drivers to do better without getting on their nerves or taking away drivability, while providing...

7 Ways Aerodynamics Save Fuel
7 Ways Aerodynamics Save Fuel

June 27, 2016
Everyone knows reducing aerodynamic drag saves fuel, but figuring out which aero devices make sense is a challenge. A multi-year Canadian study offers...

Improve Fuel Efficiency by Maximizing Tire Life
Improve Fuel Efficiency by Maximizing Tire Life

June 24, 2016
Tires contribute approximately 25-35% of a truck’s total rolling resistance. The less rolling resistance, the less energy it takes to move the truck. And a...

Breaking the 10 MPG Barrier
Breaking the 10 MPG Barrier

June 15, 2016
10 miles per gallon is more of a line in the sand than the barrier it was once thought to be. Can 11 mpg be far off?

The Downspeeding Learning Curve
The Downspeeding Learning Curve

September 21, 2015
Today's "downsped" drivetrains can improve fuel economy, but high torque and low axle ratios can create all sorts of havoc with drivetrain components.

Fleets Can Help Drivers Maximize Fuel Economy
Fleets Can Help Drivers Maximize Fuel Economy

June 18, 2015
The right equipment for the job improves the fleet’s and the driver’s chances for success. Part 6 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.

The Automated Revolution is Real
The Automated Revolution is Real

May 25, 2015
After 20 years on the fringes of the heavy-duty transmission world, the switch from sticks to semiconductors may be reaching the tipping point.

5 Ways to Extend Tire Life and Improve Fuel Economy
5 Ways to Extend Tire Life and Improve Fuel Economy

April 7, 2015
Fuel efficiency and tread mileage go hand in hand. Here's one of those rare opportunities to whack two birds with one stone. By following these five easy...

TMC Survey Reveals Misinformed View of Fuel-Efficient Tires
TMC Survey Reveals Misinformed View of Fuel-Efficient Tires

March 10, 2015
Do the fuel savings of low-rolling-resistance tires outweigh the assumed shorter miles-to-removal? A TMC survey found a disturbing lack of knowledge among...

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