Emissions/Fuel Economy

75 ways to cut your fleet’s fuel costs

With the “new norm” cost of diesel at $4 per gallon, fleets should be looking at every possible opportunity to lower fuel consumption. Like no other time in the trucking ...

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Hot Topics: The Future of Natural Gas Lubricants

With engine technologies continuing to evolve and upcoming regulations set to impact the trucking market in the next few years, it’s no wonder that fleets…

OEM panel discusses challenges, future for natural gas

The success of natural gas in heavy-duty trucking likely hinges on how involved OEs are willing to be in the education, training and relationship building of fleets and fueling partners. Executives ...

Report: More than 1/4 of trucks equipped with modern emissions tech

According to a report released this week from the Diesel Technology Forum, about 28 percent of trucks registered in the U.S. employ 2007 or later emissions mitigation technology and output ...

Natural gas conversion: Is LNG or CNG a winner for you?

What's the right natural gas option for your fleet: Compressed or liquefied? At this point, it's pretty well established that long haul, cross-country, over-the-road applications are well suited for LNG. Regional ...

California regs throw kinks into traditional equipment cycles

The increasing challenge of meeting new emissions-related regulations in California is driving owner-operators out of business and skewing market values for used trucks, said panelists at an industry conference Thursday. "These ...

Infographic: How America’s fleet is turning green

How have tightening emissions standards impacted the amount NOx, particulate matter and other pollutants put in the environment by heavy trucks since tiered implementation began in 1996? That's the very question CCJ ...

DISH taps Ford with plans to add 200 propane vans

Satellite television provider DISH unveiled Wednesday the first of 200 ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas-fueled Ford E-250 cargo vans that will enter the company’s fleet this year. The company estimates these new ...