Fuel / Technology: Efficiency

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Optimizing Trucking Efficiency

Learn about the latest developments in efficiency strategies from industry leaders as they detail key considerations for fleets to optimize fuel cost savings and maximize engine efficiency.

From mechanical to smart devices: Trucking’s one-way street

October 23, 2017The all-new flagship heavy duty transmission that’s come from Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies, the Endurant, is a smart devices.

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Human-Machine Interaction, Computing Power Key to Development of Autonomous Trucks

October 23, 2017To pave the way for autonomous trucks, technology developers will need to refine the interaction between the human and the machine.

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What Drives Driverless Trucks?

October 15, 2017When it comes to autonomous trucks and platooning driverless vehicles present clear economic benefits and improvements to freight hauling productivity, fuel efficiency and safety.

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Ruan Marks 1 Million Miles with CNG-Powered Tractor

October 15, 2017A 2014 Kenworth T660 CNG-powered class 8 tractor operated by Ruan Transportation Management Systems has reached the milestone of 1 million miles in service.

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How Old Trolley Technology is Powering the Trucks of Tomorrow

October 15, 2017Keeping electric trucks charged to work continuously remains one of the most vexing problems of green shipping and logistics.

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Senate committee approves autonomous vehicle testing, excludes large commercial vehicles

October 15, 2017The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved legislation that authorizes testing and development of self-driving vehicles, excluding ones over 10,000 lbs.

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Gazing into trucking’s crystal ball for insights

October 15, 2017So much is happening in the trucking industry right now that it’s almost hard to take it all in. One thing is for certain, though: it is only going to keep gaining speed.

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EPA takes ‘big first step’ on trailer GHG reconsideration

October 11, 2017The EPA, who is responsible for implementing the heavy-duty fuel efficiency standards, have notified the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association that the industry’s concerns about regulating trailers warrant a formal reconsideration of the regulation.

via Bulk Transporter

Navigating VW & Fleet Funding Opportunities

Learn about VW Settlement and other funding opportunities to help offset the cost to modernize your fleet with alternative fuel vehicles.

Mazda: Let Real World Pick Powertrain Winners

August 1, 2017Mazda believes automakers are in the best position to choose the right powertrain solutions that meet consumer needs and government clean-air mandates.

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Virginia Surpasses Governor’s Alt-Fuel Vehicle Goal

July 27, 2017Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., announced that 319 state and local government vehicles have been transitioned to alternative fuel in Virginia.

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Trucking Firms Shouldn’t Ignore Current Fuel Efficiency Technology

July 20, 2017We shouldn’t lose sight of the freight hauling efficiency technology that is available today.

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IEA Study: Improved Efficiency ‘Critical’ for Road-Freight Transport

July 3, 2017The IEA’s latest report states that improving road-freight transport efficiency is critical to reducing growth in oil demand and carbon emission.

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ACT Expo 2017 in Review

June 5, 2017Last month’s ACT Expo demonstrated the continued momentum taking place across the transportation industry to push forward low-carbon fuels, more efficient technologies and fleet sustainability.

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Senate Bill to Spur R&D for Fuel-Efficient Vehicles

May 23, 2017Further incentives to develop clean vehicle technology could soon be on the horizon.

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