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How to Get a Fast 1 MPG Fuel Economy Boost

Joel Morrow, technology officer for Ploger Transportation and recognized fuel economy guru, shares a quick and easy way to get an immediate 1 mpg fuel economy bump from new trucks.

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Mack Debuts MP 8HE Engine and HE+ Fuel-Economy Package

Mack Trucks has introduced its MP 8HE 13L engine and HE+ fuel-efficiency package for on-highway Anthem models. The OEM said Anthem trucks spec’d with the new engine and package will provide up to a 9.5% boost in fuel efficiency and achieve the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay designation.

How GHG Phase 2 Will Change the Way You Spec Trucks

Faced with compliance pressures, truck makers will be pushing technologies that promote fuel efficiency — even if it’s something fleets don’t want.

How to Push Your Truck Fleet's MPG Envelope

While there’s no one way to get up on the cutting edge of fuel efficiency, fleets can get there without undue risk to their bottom lines. What it takes is moving swiftly, but deliberately, with a data-driven approach.

Cutting Edge and Conventional: Shell’s Starship Concept Truck Arrives

The Shell Starship concept truck was designed to push the boundaries of fuel economy and freight efficiency using technology and components readily available today.

Real-World Fuel-Economy Lessons From NACFE Run on Less

A fuel-sipping tractor-trailer is a sum of its parts, and every little tenth of a mile can eventually help pay big dividends over the long haul. Check out these strategies used by fleets in the Run on Less fuel-economy run put on by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency to surpass an average of 10 mpg.

Building a Culture of Fuel Economy

Driving truck fleet fuel efficiency gains needs to go deeper than hanging another aero device on your trailer.

3 Proven Fuel-Saving Strategies for Truck Fleets

With fuel prices on the rise, there’s no better time to refocus on fuel economy. Here are three things that nearly any fleet can focus on to drive up fuel savings fast.

Kenworth to Work with UPS on SuperTruck II Project

Kenworth and UPS are collaborating on the Dept. of Energy's SuperTruck II program, using data from the shipping giant’s typical duty cycles to tune a fuel-efficient prototype truck.

Vnomics Releases True Fuel App

Vnomics announced a mobile app for its True Fuel fuel-efficiency optimization tool, adding new capabilities for fairly motivating drivers with incentives through a mobile app and ROI calculator.