fuel economy

Western Star 4900 set-back offers fuel economy

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

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A cool customer I won’t talk about

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 magazine articles mounted on the reception area walls. Diane and I drove overnight on a run that began on Saturday in Austin, Texas and had the first of two stops in Reno, Nev. Yesterday's driving was not easy and Diane was ...

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Uh-oh! engine code: check fuel filter

For the first time ever in this truck, we got a fuel filter code.

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Fuel and Physics

With all the fuel saving products in the marketplace, how do you know what works?

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California Jump Start

State’s new regs, along with nationwide fuel prices, are driving sales of trailer aero devices.

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Torque Target

New engine technology promises not only improved engine efficiency, but also the ability to spec your drivetrain to further enhance fuel economy.

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Engine Spot

Where Mack's 13-liter MaxiCruise distinguishes itself from its predecessors, is in its horsepower offerings relative to the engine’s rpm level.

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Obama to unveil truck fuel economy standards

The standards, to be released Aug. 9, will affect work trucks, buses and other heavy-duty vehicles.

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Proper Inflation

Maintaining the ideal air pressure is the most important step in keeping tires in peak operating condition.

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Cummins sees 6% fuel economy gain

Company is achieving a 6 percent improvement in fuel economy in its 2010 engine compared with 2007 technology.

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