Mack Trucks has introduced its MP 8HE 13L engine and HE+ fuel-efficiency package for on-highway Anthem models. The OEM said Anthem trucks spec’d with the new engine and package will provide up to a 9.5% boost in fuel efficiency and achieve the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay designation.
Almost a decade ago, Sheehy Mail Contractors looked to save money by
switching to CNG-powered trucks. Today, the benefits of that move affect far more than its bottom line.
Real-world deployment of truck platooning systems appears close, but developers aren’t keen to offer many details on their efforts.
Battery-electric vehicles may be just the ticket for truck makers looking to meet GHG Phase 2 requirements in the medium-duty truck sector.
Daimler Trucks North America demonstrated “pairing” of two trucks, what is commonly known as two-truck platooning, at the Capital Market and Technology Day June 6. This fuel-saving technology is also a step on the path to more highly automated vehicles.