FUEL SMARTS

FedEx is reducing diesel emissions with an alternative fuels strategy.

FedEx Improves Fuel Efficiency by 2.9%

FedEx Express improved fuel efficiency by 2.9% in fiscal year 2017 and has moved closer to meeting its corporate goal of a 50% increase by 2025 over 2005 levels, the company reported in its annual sustainability report.

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Earlier this year, ROUSH CleanTech received California Air Resources Board certification for its...

Roush CleanTech Launches Near-Zero Emissions Engine

Roush CleanTech revealed that its 0.02 grams per brake horsepower-hour engine can operate on renewable propane. The company says it's the first available engine for renewable propane that brings emission levels to "near-zero" as defined by California Air Resources Board.

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Case Study: Picking the Right Fuel for Your Fleet

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Case Study: Picking the Right Fuel for Your Fleet

Mahoney Environmental has long worked with the biodiesel industry. Now its own fleet is taking advantage of the fuel’s many benefits.

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Opposed-Piston Diesels Enter Limited Production

Opposed-Piston Diesels Enter Limited Production

A pair of heavy duty opposed-piston engines will be produced for an emissions-reduction project in California, officials with the program announced November 8 at a press event in San Diego.

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Regular mud flaps add drag to a typical tank trailer, but specially perforated Eco Flaps reduce...

Simulation Shows Eco Flaps Reduce Drag on Tanker Rigs

An analysis of four tanker configurations showed drag reduction of more than 2%. But Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg suggests another way to cut drag – eliminating tanker fenders, which act like sails and pull backwards on the trailer.

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Hexagon to Fully Acquire Agility Fuel Solutions

Hexagon Composites ASA has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 50% of Agility Fuel Solutions Holdings Inc. The combined business will provide clean energy solutions to a wide range of end markets around the world.

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Greenlots, Volvo to Provide EV Charging Infrastructure in Southern California

Electric vehicle charging software and solutions provider Greenlots has announced a collaboration with Volvo Trucks to deploy electric truck charging infrastructure for trucks operating out of warehouses in Southern California.

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Nominate Someone Today for HDT's 2019 Truck Fleet Innovators

Nominate Someone Today for HDT's 2019 Truck Fleet Innovators

Heavy Duty Trucking's editors are looking for the industry's most innovative leaders.

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