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How Two Fleets Set and Achieved Sustainability Goals

Sometimes, fleets pursue initiatives to make their operations more environmentally friendly. Other times, they’re tasked with this based on an order from management. Here’s how successful fleets achieve these goals

New Volvo Truck Range Focused on Drivers

After introducing electric and autonomous truck developments in 2019, Sweden's Volvo Trucks has unveiled four new truck models at once, squarely focused on the driver and productivity, meeting sustainability goals with more fuel-efficient internal combustion engines and alternative fuels.

Electric Dreams vs. Current Realities

“Diesel will be here for a long while, and [knowing] total cost of ownership remains the main motivator of acceptance for battery-electric and fuel-cell trucks.” That was the message of Sean Waters, Daimler Trucks North America’s vice president of Product Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, speaking at the Green Truck Summit.

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.

NACFE Predicts a Zero-Emissions Freight Future

A "messy middle" period of new alternative-fuel technology trials has already begun, a new report says. In a couple of decades, fleets will be moving freight in a zero-emissions mode both profitably and productively, it predicts.

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.