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The Rolling Resistance Paradox
The Rolling Resistance Paradox

June 23, 2017
Looking for a tire with the lowest possible rolling resistance? If that’s your only consideration, you might not be happy with the tire you get.

The Latest Fuel-Sipping Engines
The Latest Fuel-Sipping Engines

June 19, 2017
How engine makers have met the EPA GHG Phase 1 2017 emissions requirements head-on, with a lineup promising better fuel efficiency and greater reliability.

Super Trucks: Pie in the Sky, or Pathway to Super Fuel Savings?
Super Trucks: Pie in the Sky, or Pathway to Super Fuel Savings?

June 14, 2017
The DOE SuperTruck projects have demonstrated what’s possible. The next challenge is to turn the possible into the practical.

What's Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?
What's Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?

May 23, 2017
Could the next round of greenhouse gas reduction rules push more fleets over to wide-base single tires? It seems likely, given not only their relatively low...

Bridgestone Developing SuperTire for Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck II Project
Bridgestone Developing SuperTire for Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck II Project

January 6, 2017
Rather than go with an off-the-shelf tire, the Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck II team is bringing Bridgestone on board to develop an ultra-low rolling...

How Navistar’s SuperTruck Exceeded Goals
How Navistar’s SuperTruck Exceeded Goals

December 20, 2016
Navistar's SuperTruck, the CatalIST, makes creative use of existing systems, relying less on advanced technology for its impressive gains.

Volvo's SuperTruck Demonstrates the Art of the Possible
Volvo's SuperTruck Demonstrates the Art of the Possible

November 18, 2016
Volvo Group’s SuperTruck demonstrates where energy-saving technology could take us – and in some cases, already has.

Ploger Transportation Pushes 10 Mpg With a Far-From-Typical Powertrain Spec
Ploger Transportation Pushes 10 Mpg With a Far-From-Typical Powertrain Spec

September 26, 2016
Ploger is a diverse carrier hauling mostly high-cube multi-drop loads to customer retail locations in urban areas predominantly east of the Mississippi.

Sneak Peek at Newest Freightliner Cascadia
Sneak Peek at Newest Freightliner Cascadia

September 1, 2016
As of this moment, we still don't know much about Freightliner's next-generation Cascadia model for 2017, but DTNA's CEO did say, "It delivers fuel...

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?

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