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Commentary: Glimpses of the Future in Louisville

Commentary: Glimpses of the Future in Louisville

With economists and truck makers predicting what truck sales will look like this year, hints of what products we might see announced next year, concept trucks and prototypes on display, the Mid-America Trucking Show is a glimpse of the future.

April 15, 2015

When Will We See DME-Powered Trucks?

When Will We See DME-Powered Trucks?

Although interest in alternative fuels has cooled down a bit as diesel prices have dropped, supporters of dimethyl ether, or DME, still believe the alternative fuel has a bright future.

April 10, 2015

Commentary: We Need to Look Past Fossil Fuels
Top 50 Green Fleets of 2014

Top 50 Green Fleets of 2014

HDT honors the industry leaders in sustainability, which show the path to being green is different for every fleet.

November 11, 2014

Green Fleet Conference Offers Ride & Drive Event

Green Fleet Conference Offers Ride & Drive Event

This year’s Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill., features the Ride & Drive event where attendees will have the chance to get behind the wheel of alternative-fueled vehicles from major automotive manufacturers.

October 15, 2014

Commentary: Don't Count Diesel Out

Commentary: Don't Count Diesel Out

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.

October 3, 2014

Alt Fuel Aftermarket Options:  Propane Autogas Proves Affordable, Environmentally Friendly
Q&A: Kwik Trip's Joel Hirschboeck

Q&A: Kwik Trip's Joel Hirschboeck

Joel Hirschboeck, the superintendent of commercial and alternative fuels at fueling station chain Kwik Trip, will speak at this year’s Green Fleet Conference & Expo on the fueling station's experience with CNG.

September 29, 2014

Discussing DME with Oberon Fuels Co-Founder Elliot Hicks

Discussing DME with Oberon Fuels Co-Founder Elliot Hicks

At this year’s Green Fleet Conference Elliot Hicks of Oberon Fuels will be part of a panel called Looking Ahead: Emerging Alternative Fuels & Powertrains where he will discuss DME as a sustainable, clean and efficient alternative to diesel.

September 25, 2014

Alternative Fuels: There’s More Than One Path to Sustainability and Savings
Q&A: Green Fleet Conference Speaker John Viera

Q&A: Green Fleet Conference Speaker John Viera

Closing the Green Fleet Conference this year is John Viera, the Director of Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters at Ford. This year he'll be making a case that not only is going green achievable for fleets, it's good business.

September 10, 2014

Q&A: Green Fleet Conference Speaker Mark Smith

Q&A: Green Fleet Conference Speaker Mark Smith

Mark Smith, the Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program’s vehicles technologies deployment manager, will be kick starting the 2014 Green Fleet Conference as its opening keynote speaker. We talked to him about he program, fleet challenges and more.

August 27, 2014

Upgrading Refuse Fleets to CNG: Three Considerations Beyond Economics

Upgrading Refuse Fleets to CNG: Three Considerations Beyond Economics

Refuse fleets are one of the fastest growing markets for compressed natural gas, primarily because of the significant fuel cost savings that can be realized. The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute offers these key factors refuse fleets need to examine when considering upgrading to CNG.

May 27, 2014

Natural Gas Fuel Loses Some of its Luster, But Not Going Away
HDT's Top 50 Green Fleets

HDT's Top 50 Green Fleets

Green strategies vary greatly depending on the operation. For one company, natural gas might make sense. For another, green might mean solar-powered warehouses. For others, it’s all about fuel-efficient specs and driver training.

November 11, 2013