fuel economy

Drive better to save fuel

| April 01, 2013

The biggest bang for the fuel-savings buck is in changing your driving habits.

10 mpg? It looms, says Daimler’s CEO

| March 12, 2013

Martin Daum said during in an address to the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association that trucks getting 10 mpg "will definitely come during our professional lifetimes."

A tale of two drivers says a lot about fuel use

| February 07, 2013

Industry tests have shown for years that the difference in fuel economy between the best drivers and the worst can be as much as 30 percent due.

Is EGR doomed?

| December 18, 2012

I spend a lot of time on airplanes. But sometimes, we get visitors here in our our Tuscaloosa, Ala., headquarters. Such was the case last week when representatives from Chevron Lubricants came calling. The gist of ...

Hino, Cummins, Paccar top power rankings for medium-duty engines

| October 18, 2012

Class 5, 6 and 7 truck engines and transmissions were rated in J.D. Power's U.S. Medium Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Study of vocational application models.

Squeeze what you can from fuel economy

| June 08, 2012

You don't have to be an all-time mpg record setter to pad your wallet with increased fuel economy.

Western Star 4900 set-back offers fuel economy

| March 21, 2012

Model with Fuel Efficiency package and Detroit DD15 is showing the most improved fuel economy results of any Western Star truck model.

A cool customer I won’t talk about

Phil Madsen | March 19, 2012

I learned today that the company we delivered freight to this morning is recognized by local business organizations and national industry organizations as an innovative and groundbreaking player in its industry. Learned by reading the ...

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