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Renewable Diesel vs. Biodiesel

Renewable Diesel vs. Biodiesel

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

Paper Transport Buys Into Safety-Focused Culture

Paper Transport Buys Into Safety-Focused Culture

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 to Offer Hybrid Ford F-250 Pickup

XL Hybrids to Offer Hybrid Ford F-250 Pickup

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

TSA Demonstrates Vehicle Explosives Detection

TSA Demonstrates Vehicle Explosives Detection

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

Titanium Transportation Keeps an End-To-End Eye on Trailers
FMCSA’s DeLorenzo: Move to ELDs Benefits Everyone

FMCSA’s DeLorenzo: Move to ELDs Benefits Everyone

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

ATA’s Spear Sees Trucking as “Test Bed” for Autonomous Technology
Utility Trailers Reviews 2016, Looks Ahead to 2017 and New Regs

Utility Trailers Reviews 2016, Looks Ahead to 2017 and New Regs

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

Dry Vans: Regulations, What Customers Want, and How It Could Change
Q&A: Forrest Lucas on Starting and Building Lucas Oil Products
Custom App Helps Covenant Meet Ever-Expanding Needs

Custom App Helps Covenant Meet Ever-Expanding Needs

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

Today’s Trailer Landing Gear

Today’s Trailer Landing Gear

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

2016 Medium-Duty Truck Trends

2016 Medium-Duty Truck Trends

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

CNG: From an Idea to a Solution

CNG: From an Idea to a Solution

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

Daimler's SuperTruck Revealed

Daimler's SuperTruck Revealed

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