Sustainability and fuel savings strategies vary greatly depending on each fleet’s operations and applications. Some motor carriers may even need to adopt multiple strategies and specs for different parts of their fleet. Three fleets with different operations share their sustainability and fuel economy tactics.
Utilimaster opened an additional vehicle production facility in Bristol, Indiana, which will also support aftermarket parts and service and research and development.
HDT’s Top 20 products this year clearly illustrate how technology is increasingly being used to help address fleet issues such as maintenance, safety, productivity, and fuel economy.
Airman Products' new Automated Landing Gear Deployment and Retraction Technology, with the flip of a switch, eliminates the manual cranking required to raise and lower a trailer’s landing gear, reducing driver exposure to a variety of musculoskeletal injuries.
Better fuel economy and lower emissions, already proven in extensive tests by Jacobs, have now been independently measured.