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What Phase 2 GHG Regs Mean to Fleets
What Phase 2 GHG Regs Mean to Fleets

January 18, 2017
To meet Phase 2 GHG regulations, fleets will have to pay for advances to get required fuel-economy gains and keep everything working.

Private Fleet Tackles Turbulence To Improve Fuel Economy
Private Fleet Tackles Turbulence To Improve Fuel Economy

July 6, 2016
Duplainville Transport’s aerodynamic tractor-trailers average 7.7 mpg on trips among printing plants operated by its parent, QuadGraphics.

Idle Reduction is Key for Ohio Construction Fleet
Idle Reduction is Key for Ohio Construction Fleet

July 1, 2016
How do you save fuel in a work-truck and heavy-haul operation? “Leave the truck parked,” quips Wayne Queen, trucking yard manager at Kokosing Construction.

Fuel Economy at Any Size
Fuel Economy at Any Size

June 30, 2016
UPS has 90,000 trucks, tractors and package cars around the world is known for its push to adopt alternative fuels and powertrains, which run “green miles.”...

12 Ideas For Lightweighting Your Trucks
12 Ideas For Lightweighting Your Trucks

November 1, 2015
Over the years, manufacturers have designed vehicles and components to reduce weight, and fleets have tried many of them. From their wisdom, we offer a...

Starship Rig Shooting for Top MPG
Starship Rig Shooting for Top MPG

August 21, 2015
By the early ’80s some fleets were using roof-mounted air fairings on their road tractors to reduce drag. That got the attention of owner-operator Bob...

High-mpg Model Round-Up
High-mpg Model Round-Up

June 22, 2015
The best fuel economy starts with a truck model specifically designed to squeeze the most possible miles from a gallon of diesel fuel and all major builders...

Bob Sliwa’s 3rd Aero Project Has Shell’s Backing
Bob Sliwa’s 3rd Aero Project Has Shell’s Backing

May 13, 2015
The StarShip tractor-trailer will get mpg that's "better than anyone else," but the former owner-operator, whose work with aerodynamics goes back to the...

Direct/Overdrive Adds Efficiency to Bulk-Hauling Volvos
Direct/Overdrive Adds Efficiency to Bulk-Hauling Volvos

November 5, 2014
Bulk hauling rigs that consistently go out loaded and return home empty constitute the best application for the new feature.

Full-length Skirts Add Fuel Savings for Nussbaum
Full-length Skirts Add Fuel Savings for Nussbaum

October 28, 2014
Nussbaum is streamlining its trailers looking to save money on fuel. Skirts, TrailerTails and a few other modifications together save close to 1 mpg.

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