There are many different types of green fuels and a number of questions arise when determining what falls under the umbrella of clean or green diesel. In particular, there is a lot of confusion about the difference between renewable diesel and biodiesel.
January 24, 2018
2017 HDT Safety & Compliance Award winner Ken Marvenko talks about the task of taking over Paper Transport's safety department and how buy-in can affect fleet safety culture.
September 28, 2017
XL Hybrids will begin producing its XL3R hybrid electric drive system for 2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 pickups in the first quarter of 2018, the vehicle modifier told Heavy Duty Trucking in an exclusive interview.
September 26, 2017
A team of experts from the Transportation Security Administration offered both classroom and hands-on presentations on improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at this year’s Fleet Safety Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois.
July 27, 2017
In an effort to boost efficiencies and increase equipment utilization in its growing fleet, Ontario-based Titanium Transportation decided to modernize the way it tracks its more than 1,200 trailers.
May 25, 2017
As Joe DeLorenzo, director of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance, sees it, there are positive reasons why all motor carriers need to be conscious of the upcoming electronic logging device mandate deadline of December 18, 2017.
February 28, 2017
According to president and CEO Chris Spear, the American Trucking Associations has “shaped the interstate highway system” in the 84 years since its inception, something that needs to continue during the Trump administration.
February 27, 2017
Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. is “fairly optimistic about 2017,” according to Craig Bennett, senior vice president of sales and marketing. Bennett and his team are moving into 2017 with some new products and an eye on incoming federal regulations.
January 26, 2017
While many equipment mandates cause angst in the industry, a recent government proposal to require stronger rear under-ride guards is apparently not one of them.
March 28, 2016
In this Q&A we sit down with Forrest Lucas, founder of Lucas Oil Products and talk about his early life, building a company and the lessons he has learned in the past 27 years in the lubricants industry.
March 23, 2016
In the ever-changing world of technology, Covenant Transportation Group is taking advantage of the ever-increasing evolution of some of the smallest of these gadgets — the smartphone.
February 5, 2016
Landing gear can make a driver’s job that much easier at the beginning and end of a haul, depending on how well the components are protected and how well they work together.
December 22, 2015
From city pick-up and delivery vans to on/off-road service units, this wide range of vehicles is seeing some of the same trends as its bigger brothers, and has a few of its own.
October 13, 2015
Before starting down the path of alternative fuels Ryder System had the benefit of a deep understanding of diesel technologies, which led them to research some alternatives.
September 23, 2015
With a 115% freight efficiency improvement and 12.2 mpg, the DTNA team had to pull out all the stops to turn its goals into realities.
July 12, 2015