Freightliner Trucks

| November 22, 2010

PIB TIP: FINDING THE CHEAPEST FUEL. The real cost of fuel is the pump price minus the taxes. There are ways to save money on both the fuel you buy and the fuel taxes you ...

| November 02, 2010

PIB TIP: SLOW YOUR ACCELERATION. This will consume less fuel and be easier on the mechanics of your equipment. Accelerating slowly on hills or in the mountains is especially important because doing so helps reduce ...

Freightliner hybrid to haul ‘MythBusters’ equipment

| October 07, 2010

A 2010 Freightliner M2 106 hybrid dry van will haul equipment for the Discovery Channel’s show, “MythBusters,” Daimler Trucks North America announced. The business class hybrid is equipped with selective catalytic reduction emissions technology, an Eaton ...

| September 28, 2010

PIB TIP: SPEC YOUR TRUCK WISELY. Your paycheck will show whether you chose a truck with a big engine and a lot of chrome versus a truck engineered to meet your business needs and help ...

| September 20, 2010

PIB TIP: CONSIDER AN APU. A recent survey shows the average owner-operator idles more than 5 hours a day, in all weathers. That’s the equivalent of 18,000 yearly miles on the engine, says Argonne National ...

| August 31, 2010

PIB TIP: CALCULATE YOUR MPG. Calculate your mpg by tracking your mileage between fill-ups and dividing the total by the number of gallon you burned. Do this for all trips. Weather, loads, routes, traffic, terrain, ...

More fuel savings seen in trucks’ future

| August 27, 2010

Cummins will focus on fuel efficiency and CO2 reduction and improvements in waste heat recovery.

| August 23, 2010

PIB TIP: CONTROLLING FUEL COSTS. You can make the wisest business decisions about fuel when you know your fuel economy, expressed in miles per gallon, and your fuel cost per mile. The Partners in Business ...

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