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 ...

Uh-oh! engine code: check fuel filter

| March 10, 2012

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

Fuel and Physics

Kevin Rutherford | December 01, 2011

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

California Jump Start

Max Kvidera | October 01, 2011

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

Torque Target

John Baxter | August 07, 2011

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

Engine Spot

James Jaillett | August 05, 2011

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

Obama to unveil truck fuel economy standards

Jill Dunn | August 05, 2011

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

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