fuel savings

What’s your mpg goal? The 9+ mpg club wants to help you get there

A scant 6 percent of you are there already, as our polling shows. You can share tactics toward achieving better fuel mileage via the "9+ mpg club" Facebook group.

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Study says 6×2 axles average 2.5 percent better fuel mileage

The analysis of existing data -- with some new track tests -- by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency showed an average payback time of 20 months given fuel-efficiency gains.

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Pushing the limit on trailer fuel economy

Building my Signature Series trailer -- a custom van by RSI and participating suppliers spec'd for maximum fuel savings.

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New side skirt for tank trailers from Wabash

Real-world tests with a chemical-tanker fleet showed 7 percent fuel savings running tanks outfitted with the new DuraPlate AeroSkirt.

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One owner-operator’s top 5 add-ons showcased at GATS

Owner-operator Marc Springer spent part of his time at the Great American Trucking Show scoping these various add-ons, from charge-assist solar panels to cargo devices, he thought could help his bottom line.

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67 ways to save on fuel

$4 a gallon diesel is the new normal, and that figure may be considered dirt cheap a few years from now. Here's a comprehensive list of fuel tips to help you extend your fuel as far as it'll go.

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Do the hard work to improve the business

There are millions putting in long hours and sacrificing a life for a job, yet few of them truly succeed. They’re working hard – but not doing the truly hard work.

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Drive better to save fuel

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

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A tale of two drivers says a lot about fuel use

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.

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ATDynamics announces 500 percent TrailerTail surge

ATDynamics CEO Andrew Smith says TrailerTail fairings boosted tractor-trailer fuel economy by 4/10 MPH in independent testing. He also said the company has sold in excess of 12,000 TrailerTail units to more than 100 truck fleets.

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