Testing has shown that low-viscosity diesel engine oils can improve efficiency while providing a high level of protection. For best results, it’s important to choose an oil that meets the latest standards and includes a comprehensive additive package.
July 21, 2021
We dig into the State of Sustainable Fleets Report for insights into medium- and heavy-duty fleet adoption of battery-electric, natural gas, propane, renewable fuels, and more.
July 20, 2021
Answers to common questions about operating fleet trucks on 100% biodiesel (B100), including operating in cold temperatures, engine warranties, emissions reduction and more.
July 7, 2021
As we spoke with HDT Truck Fleet Innovators for our June cover story on ways to save fuel, it became evident that auxiliary power units are a perfect example of how fuel-saving specs are not one-size-fits all.
June 21, 2021
HDT Truck Fleet Innovators past and present share their fuel-saving strategies.
June 18, 2021
Cylinder deactivation can reduce NOx emissions through hotter exhaust temperatures and allow more efficient engine operation on fewer cylinders under low-load conditions.
June 17, 2021
For maximum fuel efficiency from tires, go beyond passive tire pressure monitoring and look to telematics data.
June 16, 2021
The answers will dictate site design, energy management considerations, software needs, home charging requirements, and fleet policy updates. Without the proper attention, fleet operators face ballooning and unexpected costs.
May 20, 2021
ICYMI: A roundup of trucking industry news from European Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking, Isuzu, Hino, and Toyota, Scania, Hyzon, Daimler, Plus and more.
May 18, 2021
In an interview with HDT, Volvo Group's CTO Lars Stenqvist explains his company's strategy for integrating hydrogen into a decarbonized supply chain.
May 14, 2021
ICYMI: A roundup of trucking industry news from Traton, Carrier Transicold, Rheintal, DHL Freight, Volvo Trucks, Tesla, SKF and more.
April 27, 2021
There are many unanswered questions regarding Oshkosh Defense’s $6 billion contract with USPS, including whether an electric prototype or a “swappable” drivetrain even exists. Yet there are ways to achieve electrification of the USPS fleet and avoid living with Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s ham-handed decision for decades to come.
March 31, 2021
How efficient is an all-electric Class 6 delivery truck in its regular duty cycle with payloads up to 11,000 lbs.? Weight is less of an EV range inhibitor than you’d think.
March 29, 2021
The global hydrogen revolution for commercial vehicles is already underway, says Craig Knight – and his company, Hyzon Motors, isn’t waiting around for traditional heavy-vehicle makers to go to market with fuel-cell trucks and buses. Learn more in our interview with Knight.
March 17, 2021
The air around truck-power developments may crackle with electricity, but is the distinctly pungent aroma of diesel fuel in danger of floating away, into our past?
March 11, 2021