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.

Proper Inflation

Max Kvidera | July 01, 2011

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

Cummins sees 6% fuel economy gain

| March 30, 2011

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

2010 Engine Performance

John Baxter | March 01, 2011

Manufacturers say EPA-driven changes yield better fuel economy and other benefits.

‘Who’s inefficient?’ Four wheels or 18?

| December 10, 2010

So asks New Cumberland, Pa., resident and owner-operator Tom Bowers in a letter to the editor published in the Harrisburg, Pa., Patriot-News, in response to a letter from another area resident heaping the bulk of ...

How to: Install Trailer Fairings

John Baxter | December 01, 2010

If you own a dry van or reefer, adding trailer fairings should improve your fuel economy and highway performance. Installing a kit requires only basic tools, a helper at times and most of a day.

Through thick and thin

Max Kvidera | November 02, 2010

Specialists weigh in on cold starts, wear protection and other oil viscosity matters.

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