May 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Southern California ports will soon start using 47 new electric and diesel electric plug-in hybrid drayage trucks to move cargo containers from ships to distribution centers and rail yards to reduce air pollution in the area.
March 15th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Hyliion is a start up company that makes a hybrid axle for semi-trailers. It uses regenerative braking to recapture some of the trailer's kinetic energy to be re-used later. It takes less than an hour to install.
March 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Canada has agreed this week to adopt the proposed Phase 2 standards for heavy trucks that will go into effect soon. Harmonizing standards on both sides of the border is good for the environment and for manufacturers.
March 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Reports of a battery for an electric tractor trailer with 400 mile range appear to be inaccurate.
September 24th, 2015 | by James Ayre
Via EV Obsession: The world’s first commercial Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) for road freight trucks/vehicles was recently unveiled by [&hellip
August 17th, 2015 | by Steve Hanley
Siemens is building an electric highway for trucks in an industrial region of Sweden. The pilot program will cut emissions and fuel use by 50% says Siemens
July 10th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan
BMW and SCHERM (new to me, too) have just put into service a 40-ton (think about that for a second) [&hellip
May 11th, 2015 | by Steve Hanley
The Freightliner Inspiration autonomous truck with Highway Pilot has been licensed for use in Nevada. It controls speeds and keeps a safe distance ahead.
March 31st, 2015 | by Steve Hanley
Yes, you read that right. This is a story about a truck that gets 12 miles per gallon. Why is [&hellip
October 3rd, 2014 | by Steve Hanley
RM Group's LTF 800 Mobile Packaging factory brings the factory to the raw materials instead of the other way around, saving a ton of energy
July 18th, 2014 | by Steve Hanley
Cummins, the diesel engine specialist, has just announced a new engine for medium duty delivery trucks that runs on E85 - a blend of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline - that can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80%
July 13th, 2014 | by Steve Hanley
Volvo's heavy truck division recently revealed a new dual-clutch transmission designed to smooth up shifts and reduce wear and tear on HD commercial trucks
June 7th, 2014 | by Steve Hanley
If you watch NASCAR racing, you know that two cars traveling nose to tail are faster than one car driving [&hellip