- More Fuel Efficient Trucks on the Way, But Can You Afford One?
Everybody loves saving money on gasoline, especially independent truckers. More miles per gallon might just make or break your profit, but the long-term savings come at the cost of the initial investment. Are you ready to buy a new truck just yet? New EPA rules already mandated higher MPG for pickups and semis a few years ago. By the spring of 2015, we'll hear about the next round of standards that will apply to model year 2018 and later.
- MPG - What's In Store for 2018 and Beyond for Trucks?
With heavy-duty trucks and buses producing an estimated 20 percent of greenhouse gases in the United States each year, it is understandable that any regulations to reduce America's dependence on fossil fuels and lower the resulting emissions are going to target the efficiency of long-haul tractor-trailers.
- What You Don't Know About Tires Can Hurt Fuel Economy
Aerodynamics, engines, speed, idling, vehicle weight, these are all things that come to top of mind when considering improving fuel economy on heavy trucks. But there's another component on the truck that plays a critical role in fuel economy that is sometimes overlooked when pondering the fuel economy equation.
- New Fuel Economy and Emissions Standards Program
The new standards for fuel economy aim to achieve the equivalent of 54.5 miles per gallon for light-duty trucks and cars by 2025. This new benchmark is almost twice in terms of fuel efficiency of the trucks and cars currently on the roads.
- EPA Honors Heartland Express for its Commitment to Environment
Heartland Express, Inc. has received the prestigious SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award is given in recognition of the company as a true industry leader in energy efficiency and freight supply chain environmental performance.
- Manac Semi Trailers Rise Up to Meet the Road
At Manac, the motto is 'whatever the road' and as the largest manufacturer in North America of custom-built and specialty semitrailers, the motto is right on target.
- The First Name in Trailers Manufactures the Lightest Weight Dry Van
Utility – The First Name in Trailers will be at Booth #20145 in Dallas, Texas at The Great American Trucking Show on August 25 through August 27, 2011. Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company invites you to stop by and see what is new in their line of trailers.
- Why Do I Need A Mack Truck?
Mack Trucks is currently one of the largest producers of heavy-duty trucks in North America. The company that began in 1900 has grown to an entity that provides service in 45 countries at over 650 services, parts, and sales centers.
- Volvo's Selective Catalytic Reduction Technology Becomes EPA 2010 Standard
Volvo's Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCT) technology is now equipping a Volvo VN780 being used by America's Road Team in its ongoing campaign for truck safety and emission control. Volvo's SCT has rapidly established itself and has been selected as the EPA's preferred emission solution in 2010 and will continue into 2011. Click the link for more information on Volvo trucks for sale.