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NACFE Fleets Saved Almost $900 Million in Fuel Costs

NACFE Fleets Saved Almost $900 Million in Fuel Costs

The North American Council for Fuel Efficiency’s 2019 Annual Fleet Fuel Study found that the 21 participating fleets have saved almost $900 million in combined fuel costs since 2017. But there's a “significant” performance gap between them and typical fleet performance.

January 6, 2020

NACFE Predicts a Zero-Emissions Freight Future

NACFE Predicts a Zero-Emissions Freight Future

A "messy middle" period of new alternative-fuel technology trials has already begun, a new report says. In a couple of decades, fleets will be moving freight in a zero-emissions mode both profitably and productively, it predicts.

December 10, 2019

Run on Less Shows How Regional-Haul Trucks Can Get Better Fuel Mileage
NACFE Announces Run on Less Regional Fleets and Drivers

NACFE Announces Run on Less Regional Fleets and Drivers

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has released the 10 fleets and drivers that will be participating in its Run on Less Regional Challenge in October, as well as a series of educational webinars focusing on emerging trucking technologies.

September 10, 2019

NACFE: Should Tractors and Trailers be Mated for Life?

NACFE: Should Tractors and Trailers be Mated for Life?

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

NACFE Announces Run on Less Regional Fleets

NACFE Announces Run on Less Regional Fleets

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency announced the 10 fleets that will participate in its Run on Less Regional real-world fleet operational comparison study this Fall.

June 14, 2019

Could Ocean-Going Fleets Raise Fuel Prices for Truck Fleets?
NACFE Report Outlines Benefits of Regional Haul Routes

NACFE Report Outlines Benefits of Regional Haul Routes

A switch to more regional haul routes, combined with a slate of new and emerging technologies, could transform the trucking industry on multiple fronts, says a new report from the North America Council for Freight Efficiency.

April 30, 2019

NACFE Issues Electric Charging Infrastructure Guidance Report
Q&A: NACFE Celebrates a Decade of Profiling New Technologies

Q&A: NACFE Celebrates a Decade of Profiling New Technologies

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

Total Cost of Ownership Still a Question for Medium-Duty Electric Trucks, NACFE Finds
FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

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

Real-World Fuel Economy Challenge to Hit the Road in September
NACFE: Modest Gains Seen So Far from Variable Engine-Driven Accessories