The unpredictability continues into 2013, with four factors influencing the direction of trucking in intriguing but frustrating ways.
Tag: Fuel Efficiency
65 fleets looked into how much EPA SmartWay standards helped save money over a year. Results are a mixed bag.
Is this checklist complete for saving fuel? Do you use points like this to save money?
Jim Park at Heavy Duty Trucking investigates whether the new fuel efficiency standards are helping in the long run.
How knowledgeable are you about getting the most out of your truck’s miles per gallon?
ATDynamics TrailerTail can reduce aerodynamic drag and fuel consumption by 6.6 percent at 65 mph.
Read about fines for truckers who cross into California without SmartWay verified aerodynamic devices such side skirts or boat tail fairings that improve fuel economy.
Canadian trucking companies are finally feeling the heat from increased fuel costs. Read about one of the first steps to ease the stress on the bottom line up North.
Are the trucking industry’s best days behind us due to rising costs and regulation? How do we get the industry to re-route its potentially dangerous direction?
Kenworth turned lots of heads in 2011 with their powerful, but fuel efficient T700. It earned high marks from truck dealers across the country. See how they improved the 2012 model even more.
An Oregon Senator proposes that the new air quality standards in California are unfair to the trucking industry.
Legislation to repeal the 12% federal excise tax on truck and trailer purchases and replace it with an increase in the diesel fuel tax has been introduced. Is this more fair to truckers or fleets?
Heavy Duty Trucking named the four leaders who have adopted “Fuel Smart” strategies for their companies.
Carriers wonder how the EPA was able to pass their cost estimates off as reliable data, when third party investigators conclude the agency made massive mistakes.
OOIDA charges the EPA with regulatory over-reach regarding semi truck fuel efficiency.
How is this driver getting higher fuel efficiency out of his Class 7 semi truck? Is he being honest?