The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has released its latest Confidence Reports, including one that delves into the intentional pairing of tractors and trailers for optimal fuel economy benefits and another that updates findings on idling practices.
July 30, 2019
A new study by the American Transportation Research Institute looked at a particularly notorious freeway interchange in Atlanta to determine the impact congestion has on truck operations.
March 5, 2019
Mike Roeth, executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency, sat down and talked to HDT about what the last 10 years have been like showcasing and validating new trucking technology and what he thinks the next decade will bring.
February 14, 2019
Efficiencies — both with people and equipment — was the theme of a panel discussion with HDT’s 2018 Truck Fleet Innovator honorees at the Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.
May 14, 2018
Three recipients of SmartWay's 2017 Excellence Award detail their best practices for increasing fuel efficiency and reducing carbon footprints, from intermodal to alternative fuels.
January 18, 2018
The latest series of platoon tests will evaluate Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology, which adds vehicle-to-vehicle communications to the adaptive cruise control capability now available in new vehicles and allows trucks to operate more smoothly as a unit, reducing and controlling the gaps between trucks.
September 14, 2017
Citing positive North American market trends, Volvo is predicting a Class 8 market of approximately 215,000 units by year's end.
July 13, 2017
In September, a contingent of trucks from fleets around the country will hit the road to see if their special blend of vehicles, technology and drivers can log the highest fuel economy numbers in real-world operating conditions.
April 6, 2017