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Electric Axle for Trucks Saves Up to 15% in Fuel, Hyliion Says
Electric Axle for Trucks Saves Up to 15% in Fuel, Hyliion Says

October 18, 2017
The Hyliion 6X4HE system, which includes an electric APU that saves another 12% in fuel, is being tested by three major fleets.

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.

Chassis Recycling Among Nikola Motor's Plans
Chassis Recycling Among Nikola Motor's Plans

December 30, 2016
A "cab replacement program" will enable Nikola fuel cell-electric chassis to be reused "over and over again," the company's founder said, answering one of...

IdleAir, eNow Agreement Means Discounts for Fleets

December 12, 2016
“The advantage here for the trucking world is that they get a mutual 25% discount off of eNow and IdleAir retail list prices,” said a spokesman.

Daycabs, Vocational Trucks Are Priorities for Nikola
Daycabs, Vocational Trucks Are Priorities for Nikola

December 2, 2016
A daycab version of Nikola Motor Co.’s hydrogen-electric heavy-duty tractor will probably be the first one to enter production, said the firm’s founder and...

Nikola One Fuel Cell Electric Truck Promises High Fuel Economy, Low Maintenance
Nikola One Fuel Cell Electric Truck Promises High Fuel Economy, Low Maintenance

December 1, 2016
If enthusiasm ensures success, Nikola One, the fuel cell-electric long-haul tractor unveiled Thursday night in Salt Lake City, is a sure thing. It promises...

Engine Stop-Start System Saves Fuel for New York's Trash Trucks
Engine Stop-Start System Saves Fuel for New York's Trash Trucks

October 21, 2016
New York City’s Department of Sanitation has been testing an engine stop-start system with impressive fuel savings.

Navistar: LT Truck Sales Already 'Great,' Joint GM Project 'On Schedule'
Navistar: LT Truck Sales Already 'Great,' Joint GM Project 'On Schedule'

October 13, 2016
SuperTruck and a pair of platooning rigs were also demonstrated at the company's proving grounds in Indiana on Wednesday.

NACFE Report: Truck Platooning Could Save 4% in Fuel
NACFE Report: Truck Platooning Could Save 4% in Fuel

September 28, 2016
The money thus conserved will pay back a $1,050 to $2,800 investment for necessary equipment in one to two years, it estimates.

What's Available in Hybrid and Electric Drive Systems
What's Available in Hybrid and Electric Drive Systems

September 23, 2016
Interest has waned in the face of low fuel prices, but ‘price points’ are lower and the business remains active.