EPA moves to reduce NOx on heavy-duty trucks

EPA moves to reduce NOx on heavy-duty trucks

In a surprise move, the Environmental Protection Agency has announced the Cleaner Trucks Initiative (CTI), which will try to rein in oxides of nitrogen (NOx) emissions from commercial vehicles.

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Election 2018: Tax hikes for roads, lockboxes and maybe a federal infrastructure bill

Election 2018: Tax hikes for roads, lockboxes and maybe a federal infrastructure bill

While transportation was not a front-of-the-ticket issue for politicians in the midterm elections, there were some significant developments when it came to funding projects across the country.

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Nikola Motor to introduce hydrogen-electric tractor to Europe

Nikola Motor to introduce hydrogen-electric tractor to Europe

As it continues work toward disrupting the traditional diesel-powered truck market in North America, Nikola Motor Company is eyeing another continent for its hydrogen-electric tractor: Europe.

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As fleets spec for fuel efficiency, driver skill still matters

As fleets spec for fuel efficiency, driver skill still matters

Mike Roeth, executive director of NACFE, spoke last week at the Meritor/P.S.I. Fleet Technology Event, telling the audience that one of the lessons he learned from NACFE’s Run on Less program in 2016 was that drivers still have plenty of influence over fuel economy, despite technology advances.

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Test driving the Mack Anthem: Consistency, right specs key to reaching 10 mpg

Test driving the Mack Anthem: Consistency, right specs key to reaching 10 mpg

How good is the technology and powertrains on modern tractors? A group of journalists driving similarly spec’d Mack Anthem sleeper models, achieved over 8 mpg - even as high as 10.5 for one day - with the trucks on a three-day run from Asheville, NC, to New Orleans.

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Penske Truck Leasing joins global electric charging association

Penske Truck Leasing joins global electric charging association

Realizing the need for its customers to have easy access to and use of electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the future, Penske Truck Leasing has joined the global Charging Interface Initiative e.V. association.

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