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.
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
Navistar announced the results of its latest round of fuel-efficiency testing today, which the company said demonstrates that their International ProStar tractor is the most aerodynamic and fuel-efficient Class 8 truck on the road
Mack MP7 and MP8 engines have been certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to meet 2008 emissions requirements when idling, allowing Mack customers with compliant engines to bypass state regulations that limit idling to five minutes
LAS VEGAS. Hydrogen-powered fuel cell SUVs were among the broad lineup of alternative-fuel vehicles General Motors Fleet and Commercial Operation (FCO) offered to fleet customers and dealers during a weeklong ride-and-drive event here
PeopleNet has launched the MPG Guarantee Program, aimed at helping fleets to improve their fuel efficiency by 5% to 10%. The program offers a full money-back guarantee that the miles per gallon benefit will exceed the cost of the program within...