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Podcast: Is There a Better Way to Measure Fuel Economy?
Fuel Economy Testing: Are the Gains Too Small to See?
Tires for GHG2: Increased Fuel Economy, Mileage
Jacobs Says Cylinder Deactivation Saves Fuel, Reduces NOx
How Tires and Wheels Can Help Save Fuel
ConMet eHub Harnesses Kinetic Energy for Electric Vehicles
Focus On... The Features of Peterbilt's 579 Epiq UltraLoft [Video]
Thoughts on Achieving 11 MPG

Thoughts on Achieving 11 MPG

It's easy to get excited and stay excited about fuel economy when you can see positive change coming from your efforts. When I saw the numbers creeping up into the 10s on a recent test drive in a Peterbilt 579 EPIQ, I started pushing for 11. And it worked.

May 23, 2019

In-Cab Coaching Apps Can Coax Better Fuel Economy
Getting the Most Out of Cruise Control

Getting the Most Out of Cruise Control

While an experienced driver with a light foot may still be the best way to maximize fuel economy, with the advent of predictive cruise control, you'd be hard-pressed to beat its efficiency in everyday driving.

May 17, 2019

On the Spot: Hyliion Founder Details Hybrid Truck System [Video]
Focus On: Hyliion's Hybrid System On the Road [Video]

Focus On: Hyliion's Hybrid System On the Road [Video]

Hyliion's hybrid system adds an electric motor to the non-driven axle of a 6x2 setup. The system helps trucks in the least efficient situations, such as under acceleration and up hills. Equipment Editor Jim Park drove a loaded truck with Hyliion’s system and gives his initial thoughts on how it operates.

May 15, 2019

The Slow Switch to FA-4 Engine Oils

The Slow Switch to FA-4 Engine Oils

Even with potential fuel economy gains, fleets have been slow to adopt the new FA-4 engine oils. Experts from ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council explore some of the reasons why fleets seem to be waiting.

May 7, 2019

Tire Makers Are Thinking Ahead to GHG Phase 2 Standards
On the Road to Cracking 10

On the Road to Cracking 10

Rarely do editors get to evaluate fuel economy on test drives. On a recent three-day "Performance Tour" trip in a Mack Anthem, Equipment Editor Jim Park turned in a trip average of 9.5 mpg, with a high of 10.4 on the second leg of the trip. Read how Mack's new engine technology made that possible.

October 19, 2018

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