Whether you’re looking to improve the environment, tap into demand for “greener” transportation options, or save money on fuel, there are many possible routes to take when it comes to alternative fuels.
When we started looking at wheel-end issues for this month's Tires & Wheels story, we discovered that reduced stopping distance rules have had some unintended consequences.
While adoption is slower than expected, technology improvements are changing some traditional assumptions of compressed and liquified natural gas.
Volvo Trucks is testing dimethyl ether in a pair of Volvo VNL 300 trucks with D13 DME engines with partners Oberon Fuels and Martin Energy Services.
A a giant facility in Qatar, Shell is turning natural gas into products normally produced from crude oil — fuel, base oils, paraffin, kerosene, etc.
A pioneering supplier has exited the market, but up-and-coming companies aim to fill the gap for light-, medium- and even heavy-duty trucks.
The country’s third most popular vehicle fuel powers everything from gas grills to medium-duty trucks.
The face of biofuels is changing, and more than one company is responsible.
Precise concrete placement is a traditional feature for this front-discharge mixer, but relatively new is natural gas power.
Peterbilt's new Class 6/7 COE is ideally suited for city P&D as well as landscaping applications.
Although driving simulators have been around for a long time, the current technology is more sophisticated, takes up less space and more affordable.
Truck users can look forward to 30% better fuel economy at 10% lower production cost, says Achates Power
Does the system come before the leadership? Or do you need the leadership and then the system?
Decker Truckline, Fort Dodge, Iowa, is installing Orbcomm’s RT6000+ trailer telematics devices on 500 of its 800 refrigerated trailers.
Alternative fuels may be more popular but diesel will still be the fuel of choice for most of trucking for a long, long time to come.
It's time to start asking questions about tracking trucks and trailers as new regulations will soon make it more prevalent.
What new technology that you’ve used in the last 10 years has made a real difference to your operation? Do you know?