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Regulations Will Widen Use of Aero Devices, Wabco Says
Regulations Will Widen Use of Aero Devices, Wabco Says

March 5, 2017
Starting Jan. 1 of next year – fewer than nine months from now – all new 53-foot box-type trailers will come with trailer skirts, like ‘em or not. Tom Berg...

FlowBelow Shows Aero Device for Trailer Wheels
FlowBelow Shows Aero Device for Trailer Wheels

February 27, 2017
Wheel covers and fairings smooth the complex air flow around trailer wheels and suspension. They complement other trailer aerodynamic devices. Tom Berg...

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.

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.

Hyliion's Powered Trailer Axle Goes to Europe
Hyliion's Powered Trailer Axle Goes to Europe

September 18, 2016
The Intelligent Electric Axle axle replaces a “passive” axle on a standard trailer tandem or tridem, and promises big fuel savings – 10 to 20% from...

Phase 2 GHG Regs for Trailers Both Simple and Complex
Phase 2 GHG Regs for Trailers Both Simple and Complex

August 24, 2016
Trailers have long been regulated for safety. But trailers’ contributions to fuel economy and reduced emissions are new matters for for federal authorities.

Cummins: New X15 Engine Offers High Performance, Economy, Reliability
Cummins: New X15 Engine Offers High Performance, Economy, Reliability

July 24, 2016
Cummins officials say their next-generation X15 heavy-duty diesel series will offer new value through economy, performance, reliability and support when it...

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.”...

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