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Categories: Equipment, Fuel Smarts
Volvo Concept Truck Boasts 30% Lower Fuel Use

With almost one-third lower fuel consumption. Volvo Trucks’ new concept vehicle shows how it is possible to drastically boost productivity in long-haul...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156781/volvo-concept-truck-boasts-30-lower-fuel-use
Categories: Fleet Management, Fuel Smarts, Safety, Technology
9 Ways You Can Use Technology to Cut Fuel Use

Whether you’re looking to improve mpg or reduce overall fuel use and cost, automated routing and dispatching systems, telematics, in-cab nav, analytics and...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156799/9-ways-you-can-use-technology-to-cut-fuel-use
Categories: Drivers, Fuel Smarts, Safety
4 Ways Drivers Can Dial Up MPG

An accomplished owner-operator offers his advice on what it takes to drive fuel efficiently. He contends that if drivers want to achieve high fuel economy...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156807/4-ways-drivers-can-dial-up-mpg
Categories: Fuel Smarts
Fuel Economy at Any Size

UPS has 90,000 trucks, tractors and package cars around the world is known for its push to adopt alternative fuels and powertrains, which run “green miles.”...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156811/fuel-economy-at-any-size
Categories: Fuel, Fuel Smarts
Idle Reduction is Key for Ohio Construction Fleet

How do you save fuel in a work-truck and heavy-haul operation? “Leave the truck parked,” quips Wayne Queen, trucking yard manager at Kokosing Construction.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156813/idle-reduction-is-key-for-ohio-construction-fleet
Categories: Fuel Smarts
Private Fleet Tackles Turbulence To Improve Fuel Economy

Duplainville Transport’s aerodynamic tractor-trailers average 7.7 mpg on trips among printing plants operated by its parent, QuadGraphics.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156818/private-fleet-tackles-turbulence-to-improve-fuel-economy
Categories: Drivers, Fuel Smarts, Safety
A Different Approach to Fuel Efficiency Coaching

Vnomics’ True Fuel is a monitoring device that encourages drivers to do better without getting on their nerves or taking away drivability, while providing...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156862/a-different-approach-to-fuel-efficiency-coaching
Categories: Equipment, Fuel Smarts, Legal/Legislative
GHG Phase 2: Trucking Industry Reactions

Industry reactions to the final greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency rules for medium- and heavy-duty trucks tended to be [mostly] upbeat and positive, reflecting...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156897/ghg-phase-2-trucking-industry-reactions
Categories: Fuel Smarts
Why U.S. Xpress is Getting Help With Fuel Economy Testing

U.S. Xpress hosts a fuel-economy test of the latest high-mpg tractors as the Canadian engineering-consulting firm moves to help American fleets protect...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/157047/why-u-s-xpress-is-getting-help-with-fuel-economy-testing
Categories: Fuel Smarts, Legal/Legislative, Operations
What Phase 2 GHG Regs Mean to Fleets

To meet Phase 2 GHG regulations, fleets will have to pay for advances to get required fuel-economy gains and keep everything working.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/157180/what-phase-2-ghg-regs-mean-to-fleets
Categories: Fuel Smarts
HDT's Top Green Fleets of 2017

This is the fifth year we’ve recognized some of the country’s “greenest” fleets with our Top Green Fleets award – and this year, we’ve narrowed the field...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/157819/hdts-top-green-fleets-of-2017
Categories: Maintenance
Q&A: New Committee Head Talks PC-11 Oil Category

There's a new head of the committee developing the new heavy-duty engine oil classification, known as PC-11. HDT talked to Shawn Whitacre to find out what...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156308/qa-new-committee-head-talks-pc-11-oil-category
Categories: Fuel, Maintenance, Safety, Technology
14 Ways to Save Fuel

These common-sense tips can be implemented across many different types of fleets — and most don't require a substantial financial outlay.

https://www.businessfleet.com/156316/14-ways-to-save-fuel
Categories: Equipment, Fuel Smarts
The Downspeeding Learning Curve

Today's "downsped" drivetrains can improve fuel economy, but high torque and low axle ratios can create all sorts of havoc with drivetrain components.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156330/the-downspeeding-learning-curve
Categories: Fuel, Safety
Why Fleets Shouldn't Adopt Hypermiling Techniques

Hypermiling techniques can deliver impressive fuel economy and cost savings with lower fuel usage, but the driving techniques used by hypermiling hobbyists...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/156359/why-fleets-shouldnt-adopt-hypermiling-techniques
Categories: Fuel Smarts, Legal/Legislative
Commentary: Rocket Science Circa 1995

Today's complex engines may be different from in 1995 but the principles of getting better gas mileage haven't changed.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156373/commentary-rocket-science-circa-1995
Categories: Fuel Smarts, Legal/Legislative
A Closer Look at Proposed Phase 2 GHG Rules

We take a close look at the proposed 'Phase 2' greenhouse gas/ fuel economy rules.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156261/a-closer-look-at-proposed-phase-2-ghg-rules
Categories: Fuel Smarts, Legal/Legislative
Commentary: GHG - A Look Beyond the Machinery

The problem with the proposed Phase 2 GHG regulations is that Washington never sees the whole picture with the trucking industry.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156264/commentary-ghg-a-look-beyond-the-machinery
Categories: Fuel Smarts
Starship Rig Shooting for Top MPG

By the early ’80s some fleets were using roof-mounted air fairings on their road tractors to reduce drag. That got the attention of owner-operator Bob...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156268/starship-rig-shooting-for-top-mpg
Categories: Fuel, Safety

Commercial fleet managers report improving business conditions, which will increase new-vehicle ordering in the 2014 model-year compared to the prior year....

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/153003/my-2014-buying-inclinations-point-to-improving-economy


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