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Walmart Shows Off Futuristic Tractor-Trailer
Walmart Shows Off Futuristic Tractor-Trailer

February 19, 2014
Turbine-electric powertrain and carbon-fiber trailer sides are not yet used in commercial motor trucks, but a concept Walmart tractor's COE layout and...

Volvo Thinks the Fuel of the Future is DME – and It’s Almost Here
Volvo Thinks the Fuel of the Future is DME – and It’s Almost Here

June 7, 2013
Think “alternative fuel” and what comes to mind – natural gas, or maybe propane? Volvo Trucks North America believes it has one better: dimethyl ether, or...

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know, Part 2 - New Engines, More Options
Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know, Part 2 - New Engines, More Options

September 10, 2012
Interest in natural gas as a fuel for commercial trucks has been rising, thanks to the low cost of the fuel, and the desire of fleets to be "green" and...

LNG: Kwik-Trip Inc. runs both LNG and CNG
LNG: Kwik-Trip Inc. runs both LNG and CNG

September 12, 2013
Says the butcher: “We eat what we sell.” Says Kwik-Trip: “We burn what we sell.” That’s natural gas, sold in liquefied and compressed form at 15 of the 430...

Test Drive Shows the Hyliion Trailer Hybrid Works
Test Drive Shows the Hyliion Trailer Hybrid Works

August 19, 2016
Company execs say Initial assembly of fleet-test units will be later this year with full production a few months later.

Driving Navistar's eStar Van
Driving Navistar's eStar Van

June 15, 2010
Primitive batteries and limited range caused electric cars and trucks to lose a technology battle with the internal combustion engine in the early 20th...

CNG: Monarch Beverage Spends $16.5 Million to Convert Fleet
CNG: Monarch Beverage Spends $16.5 Million to Convert Fleet

September 12, 2013
Monarch Beverage Co. of Indianapolis is spending $16.5 million to convert its truck fleet to natural gas.

DME: An Alternative Fuel that is Coming Soon
DME: An Alternative Fuel that is Coming Soon

October 3, 2013
Volvo Trucks North America believes dimethyl ether, or DME, is the real fuel of the future, and the company intends to get it to market as a motor fuel by...

Green Strategy Discussions Kick Off Work Truck Show
Green Strategy Discussions Kick Off Work Truck Show

March 4, 2015
Alternative fuels and powertrains will work if an organization’s top people favor the concepts, speakers said at Tuesday's Green Truck Summit ahead of the...

Hydraulic Hybrids: Ride-and-Drive Report From Work Truck Show
Hydraulic Hybrids: Ride-and-Drive Report From Work Truck Show

May 21, 2010
Well-attended educational sessions and an ever-larger trade display marked the National Truck Equipment Association's annual meeting and Work Truck Show,...

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