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Covenant Goes Electric to Reduce Idling

Covenant Goes Electric to Reduce Idling

When the fuel crisis of 2007-2008 hit, Covenant Transport, like virtually every other large carrier in North America, realized it needed to get its fuel consumption and costs under control. As with many fleets at the time, diesel-powered auxiliary power units were part of that solution.

January 24, 2020

Q&A: Meritor's T.J. Reed on TransPower and the Future of Electric Trucks
Electroeconomics: The Macroeconomics of Electric Trucks
Volvo Offers Sneak-Peek of All-New Class 8 Electric Tractor
Q&A: Akasol North America President Roy Schulde

Q&A: Akasol North America President Roy Schulde

Akasol is one of Europe’s largest supplier of battery systems for commercial vehicles with hybrid-electric or all-electric drives and is now moving into the North American commercial vehicle market.

August 2, 2019

How A Frankenstein Truck Averages Over 9 MPG
Can You Get Stellar MPG Without Holding up Traffic?

Can You Get Stellar MPG Without Holding up Traffic?

Owner-operator and fuel economy pioneer Henry Albert is attempting to take the lessons he learned breaking the 10 mpg barrier and see if he can log double-digit mpg numbers at higher highway speeds.

June 25, 2019

Driving to Get the Most Out of Fuel Efficient Technology
How One Driver Gets 10 MPG: Focusing on What He Can Control

How One Driver Gets 10 MPG: Focusing on What He Can Control

Truck driver Clark Reed says slowing down and taking the time to let traffic situations sort themselves out on their own is one way to avoid unnecessary stops – and the fuel burn required to get a tractor-trailer up and under way again. Part of our MPG Top Guns series.

June 25, 2019

Fuel-Efficient Drivers: Slow Down and Plan Ahead
Quick Spin: Dana’s Electrified Truck Powertrain
Can Emissions Repair Costs be Contained?

Can Emissions Repair Costs be Contained?

The addition of selective catalytic reduction and diesel particulate filter aftertreatment to modern trucks forced fleets and manufacturers to shift expectations on the fly. These two fleets met the emissions maintenance monster head-on — and won.

March 13, 2019

Q&A: Electric Refuse Trucks with Rocco DiRico of N.Y. Sanitation Department
Q&A: Electric Vehicle Infrastructure with Paul Stith of Black and Veatch

Q&A: Electric Vehicle Infrastructure with Paul Stith of Black and Veatch

One major barrier facing the deployment of electric trucks today is the lack of a charging infrastructure. Paul Stith, director, strategy & innovation for Black and Veatch, discusses the challenges the industry faces in getting a viable charging infrastructure in place.

September 28, 2018

Paccar Shows Off Modern, Green, and Clean MX Engine Plant
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