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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.

Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Being Developed
Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Being Developed

March 10, 2016
The system captures energy as a tractor-trailer brakes and runs downhill, and reapplies energy through a drive axle to help the truck launch and run uphill....

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...

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...

Schwan's Home Service Runs 3,300 Propane-Powered Units Nationwide
Schwan's Home Service Runs 3,300 Propane-Powered Units Nationwide

October 3, 2013
After more than 40 years of using propane as a motor fuel, the people at The Schwan Food Co. still believe they’ve got the right stuff. Schwan’s experience...

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...

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.

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...

KW Exec: Natural Gas Gaining Popularity but Diesel Will Still Dominate
KW Exec: Natural Gas Gaining Popularity but Diesel Will Still Dominate

July 15, 2013
CORRECTED -- Kenworth Truck Co. sees a lot of promise in natural gas-powered vehicles, so it featured them last week at gatherings for dealers, customers...

Big UPS Order for NG Tractors Follows 300 Million Successful ‘Green’ Miles
Big UPS Order for NG Tractors Follows 300 Million Successful ‘Green’ Miles

June 26, 2013
United Parcel Service is so committed to using low-emissions fuels that all of the 700 Class 8 vehicles it has ordered for delivery late this year and into...

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