Trucking news related to advances in green efforts and technology, as well as alternative fuel options. This category provides fleets with the information they need to help reach their fuel-efficiency and emissions-reduction goals.
Diesel fuel continues its rapid rise, jumping nearly 4.5% last week and more than 55% from a year ago, according to data released by the Department of Energy. Two highly regarded market analysts, however, offer opposing views
High diesel fuel prices – thanks to skyrocketing crude oil prices that show no signs of abating – are broadly impacting the U.S. transportation system. However, some freight segments are finding that they can cope with higher fuel...
Eaton Corp.’s Hydraulic Launch Assist (HLA) technology will be installed on a Texas fleet of urban shuttle buses through a $499,974 new technology research and development (NTRD) grant, the company said
Calstart has announced the winners of its Blue Sky Award for 2008, recognizing the contributions to clean air and energy efficiency by companies, organizations and individuals in the transportation industry
Peterbilt Motors Co. displayed its Model 320 Hydraulic Launch Assist (HLA), designed for stop-and-go refuse applications, at the 2008 Waste Expo this week in Chicago. The vehicle improves fuel economy, reduces emissions and minimizes maintenance...
The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) today announced six recommendations aimed at reducing fuel consumption, the first industry-wide environmental sustainability program to combat global climate change, the group said