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Mack Debuts MP 8HE Engine and HE+ Fuel-Economy Package

Mack MP 8HE 13-liter engine

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.

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Daimler Trucks Demonstrates Truck Platooning

Two paired trucks use Level 2 automated technology to remain 15 meters apart during...

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.

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How to Push Your Truck Fleet's MPG Envelope

The rewards can be rich for getting out front on fuel economy.

While there’s no one way to get up on the cutting edge of fuel efficiency, fleets can get there without undue risk to their bottom lines. What it takes is moving swiftly, but deliberately, with a data-driven approach.

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Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

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Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

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Commentary: Why Not Propane?

While propane as an alternative fuel has been overshadowed by flashy hybrid and fully-electric...

Propane as a vehicle fuel doesn’t get enough love these days.It’s been around so long as an alternative fuel option that it just kind of sits in the background awaiting attention, and with the sudden interest in electric trucks, it may be destined to stay there. Commentary by Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

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Real-World Fuel-Economy Lessons From NACFE Run on Less

Trucks participating in the NACFE Run on Less Challenge were spec’d with production,...

A fuel-sipping tractor-trailer is a sum of its parts, and every little tenth of a mile can eventually help pay big dividends over the long haul. Check out these strategies used by fleets in the Run on Less fuel-economy run put on by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency to surpass an average of 10 mpg.

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WEX to Issue Shell Fleet Fuel Cards

WEX, Inc. will offer Shell-branded fuel cards to commercial fleets by Aug. 1.

WEX, Inc. has struck an agreement with the holding company of Shell Oil Products to issue Shell-branded fuel payment cards to commercial fleets starting later this summer, the Portland, Maine-based payment provider has announced.