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HDT's Top Green Fleets of 2019

HDT's Top Green Fleets of 2019

All of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine's Top Green Fleets of 2019 take sustainability to the next level — through fuel economy, freight efficiency, alternative fuels, energy savings, and more.

November 1, 2019

HDT's Top Green Fleets of 2018

HDT's Top Green Fleets of 2018

These fleets take sustainability to the next level – through fuel economy, freight efficiency, alternative fuels, energy savings, and more.

November 15, 2018

Meritor CEO Predicts Electrified Future

Meritor CEO Predicts Electrified Future

“There is a sea change in our industry with regard to electrification of the drivetrain,” said Jay Craig, CEO of Meritor, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

September 28, 2017

2014 Truck Fleet Innovators: Transforming Trucking

2014 Truck Fleet Innovators: Transforming Trucking

Each year, Heavy Duty Trucking honors a handful of the country’s most forward-thinking fleet executives with the title of “HDT Truck Fleet Innovator.” Read how this year's winners are using the power of collaboration to spec the best trucks and operate more efficiently -- and profitably.

March 12, 2014

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

Clean Energy Launches Renewable Natural Gas Fuel

Clean Energy Launches Renewable Natural Gas Fuel

Fleets that want to use an even "greener" alternative fuel than natural gas can now purchase renewable natural gas fuel, made from methane that comes from landfills, large farms and other waste streams, from Clean Energy.

October 3, 2013

Diesel/Natural Gas Conversions Offers Owners a Choice

Diesel/Natural Gas Conversions Offers Owners a Choice

A dual-fuel conversion system can offer some of the fuel- and emissions-saving benefits of a natural gas engine without going out and buying a brand-new truck. Read more in this story from the September issue of HDT.

October 2, 2013

Green Fleet Conference: Gridlock, Obama, and What it Means for Green Fleets

Green Fleet Conference: Gridlock, Obama, and What it Means for Green Fleets

PHOENIX -- What should you expect in President Obama's second term? A single word: gridlock. The current government shutdown is just one more symptom of a Congress that hasn't passed a budget since 2007. Yet that might not affect green fleets' investments in clean-burning and alternative fueled vehicles as much as you might think.

October 1, 2013

Idle Reduction Stories

In June's special fuel-savings issue, we promised you more stories about how fleets are cutting their idle time.

June 17, 2013

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know, Part 3 - What's the payback?

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know, Part 3 - What's the payback?

The environmental and image benefits of being "green" and reducing dependence on foreign oil are among the reasons fleets are looking at natural gas fuel for trucks, but even the most diehard "green" fleet is still looking for a return on its investment

October 29, 2012

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know, Part 1

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know, Part 1

In 2011, the use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel rose 7.1% year over year and 38% from 2006, federal data show. It more than doubled during the past decade, to 38.85 million cubic feet in 2011

August 9, 2012

A Quick Guide to Alternative Fuels

A Quick Guide to Alternative Fuels

The world no longer seems concerned about "peak oil" (the idea that oil reserves are going to run out), and today's clean-diesel engines have addressed many environmental concerns about truck exhaust. Most industry experts believe conventional diesel fuel will remain the dominant fuel for commercial vehicles for decades to come

June 29, 2012

Opportunities in Natural Gas

Opportunities in Natural Gas

Is natural gas truly the fuel of the future, or is it just an overhyped niche? That's what many wondered in the wake of March's Mid-America Trucking Show, where it seemed nearly every press conference and OE booth had something to say about it.

May 31, 2012

Public-Private Partnership Helps Put Natural Gas Trucks into Southern California Fleets
Dual-Fuel Diesel/CNG System Enters Fleet Testing

Dual-Fuel Diesel/CNG System Enters Fleet Testing

One company thinks it has the answer for truck operators that want to use natural gas but are concerned about range issues: a dual-fuel system that can be retrofitted to existing diesel engines

March 21, 2011

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