Diesel price hikes take trucking into uncharted territory. Industry pushes for help on Capitol Hill.
Small fleets and owner-operators are hardest hit by the fuel squeeze. Here's how the strong survive.
With diesel cost-per-mile now well over 60 cents, anything you can do to save fuel offers significant savings.
Caterpillar's Top Five Tips to Improve Economy
IdleAire - truckstop power, internet, entertainment, training system - stalls out.
Pull in, plug in, pay up, and enjoy. It's that simple, it's that cheap, and it's for real.
APUs and other onboard idle reduction technologies show promise, but fleet adoption has been slow.
Spec a truck right, and you'll get top fuel economy. Do it wrong, and you could be doomed.
Manufacturers make progress on hydraulic systems while electric-drive trucks gain orders.
Under-inflated tires and improper tread patterns conspire to rob you of fuel economy.
Five long days of testing showed trailer aerodynamics and wide-base single tires are best bets to save fuel.
Dispatch and routing systems, fuel purchasing applications and other solutions are proving their fuel-saving worth.
Fleets seeking to modify driver behavior have many more tools at their disposal today than ever before.
Did we learn anything from past trucker strikes? Looks like we did.
The fuel crisis is an opportunity for trucking to get its message heard.
A driver's suggestion saved this small fleet $1 million on fuel in just two years..