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Idle Reduction: Not One Size Fits All

Idle Reduction: Not One Size Fits All

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

Fuel Economy Testing: Are the Gains Too Small to See?
Tires for GHG2: Increased Fuel Economy, Mileage
Fuel Efficiency in a Time of Cheap Diesel
3 Fleets Share Fuel-Saving Strategies

3 Fleets Share Fuel-Saving Strategies

Sustainability and fuel savings strategies vary greatly depending on each fleet’s operations and applications. Some motor carriers may even need to adopt multiple strategies and specs for different parts of their fleet. Three fleets with different operations share their sustainability and fuel economy tactics.

February 26, 2020

How Tires and Wheels Can Help Save Fuel
How One Fleet Discovered Holes in Its Fuel-Economy Strategy
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
Does Truck Platooning Work in the Real World?

Does Truck Platooning Work in the Real World?

In theory, truck platoons are an obvious way to improve fuel economy for multiple vehicles at a time. But actually doing it on the road presents its own challenges.

June 14, 2019

6 Simple Steps to Fuel Savings for Truck Fleets

6 Simple Steps to Fuel Savings for Truck Fleets

There are more than a few ways to cut fuel costs, but there’s no one way to save that works the same for every fleet. However, there are many fuel-saving technologies and tactics that work well across many fleets.

June 6, 2019

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

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