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NACFE on Electric Trucks: Arguments For and Against [Video]

A new in-depth Guidance Report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency digs into the arguments for and against electric commercial vehicles and where they work. This video explores some industry experts' opinions on the topic.

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Getting Guidance on Electric Trucks

The first-ever Guidance Report issued by NACFE seeks to clear the air on both the myths and realities of battery electric vehicles in fleet operations today and in the near future. Blog commentary by Jack Roberts.

New Report Digs Into Battery-Electric Commercial Trucks

A new guidance report issued by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency aims to bring clarity and insights to the complex issue of battery-electric commercial vehicles.

Digging Deeper into NACFE's Run on Less Truck Fuel-Efficiency RoadShow

It's possible to average over 10 mpg in real-world, over-the-road truck freight operations, but that doesn't mean it's easy to maximize fuel economy, according to a new, in-depth report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency analyzing its Run on Less fuel-efficiency roadshow.

Ray of Hope: Trucking's Beacon of Fuel Efficiency

David Cullen lets you in on why Sir Richard Branson is so excited about trucks these days.

The Race to 10 MPG

Last year, our annual special June fuel issue focused on the question of how feasible it was to hit 10 mpg in real-world operations, not a million-dollar concept SuperTruck. This summer, a couple of initiatives are putting that to the test.

Self-Driving Trucks and the Platooning Stepping Stone: How Soon?

While it seems pretty certain that some forms of autonomous trucking are definitely on the way, the vision varies on just what that’s going to look like and how fast it’s going to get here. That was the takeaway from a panel discussion on platooning and autonomous vehicle technologies at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition.

Trailer Aerodynamics Not Overly Popular, Study Shows

It appears that it took a government decree to push operators into it, and it will take another set of rules to force further adoption of drag-reduction methods for trailers.

It's Time to Look at Lower-Viscosity Oils for Fuel Savings

New engine oil categories call for a closer look at your engine oil strategies and offer opportunities for improving mpg.

New Report Explores Lightweighting

The North American Council on Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room released their most recent “Confidence Report,” on lightweighting strategies for heavy-duty trucks, released August 25 at the Fleet Technology Expo in Long Beach, Calif.