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The New Frontier for Medium-Duty EV Innovation
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

Remarketing Alt-Fuel Trucks Today

Remarketing Alt-Fuel Trucks Today

There is a lot that sellers — and buyers — should know about the pre-owned alt-fuel market before selling or purchasing alternative-fuel trucks.

October 7, 2019

What’s Behind the Grille of the New Nikola Hydrogen-Electric Truck
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

TMC Panel Educates Fleets on Real-World Electric Truck Operation
A Changing Climate: Is There Still a Case for Greener Trucks?

A Changing Climate: Is There Still a Case for Greener Trucks?

There is no mistaking a change in the underlying business climate when it comes to greener trucks. Diesel is relatively cheap, and a new administration in the White House wants to slash funding for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. But don't prepare to burn coal dust just yet.

June 7, 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

Commentary: Learning to Love Pond Scum

Not long ago I was at my desk looking to write about some aspect of where we’re heading. Then I flicked on the little TV beside me to watch the news, and what did I see but a piece about algae as a fuel source. Clearly a sign.

October 4, 2013

DME: An Alternative Fuel that is Coming Soon

DME: An Alternative Fuel that is Coming Soon

Volvo Trucks North America believes dimethyl ether, or DME, is the real fuel of the future, and the company intends to get it to market as a motor fuel by 2015 in Volvo VN models as well as Mack Pinnacle trucks from its sister company.

October 3, 2013

Schwan's Home Service Runs 3,300 Propane-Powered Units Nationwide

Schwan's Home Service Runs 3,300 Propane-Powered Units Nationwide

After more than 40 years of using propane as a motor fuel, the people at The Schwan Food Co. still believe they’ve got the right stuff. Schwan’s experience with propane goes back to the 1970s, when Arab oil embargoes threatened supplies of gasoline and diesel and drove up their prices.

October 3, 2013

Biodiesel: A Drop-in Solution for Going Green

Biodiesel: A Drop-in Solution for Going Green

While natural gas has pushed its way to center stage in the alternative fuels discussion, the investment in equipment and infrastructure make it less than appealing to many fleets. However, anyone who is currently running on diesel fuel can easily switch to a greener alternative without that type of up-front investment. They simply have to fill up their fuel tank with biodiesel.

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

CNG: Monarch Beverage Spends $16.5 Million to Convert Fleet
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