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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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How to do a fuel-saving test

Though it can be labor-intensive, developing your own testing methods to improve fuel mileage pays off.

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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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How to save fuel: ‘Fix the roads!’ researchers say

We all know the tire makers have done their due in improving truck-tire rolling resistance in recent years to help operators save fuel with tire choices. Two Auburn University researchers say it’s time for the paving industry and the governments that allocate funds for roads to step up to the plate. They located a holy grail of sorts in fuel savings via the analytical report they presented at the midyear meeting of the National Asphalt ...

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Dollars and Sense

I’m amazed by the large number of owner-operators who look only at miles-to-removal when selecting tires.

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Toyo tire gets SmartWay approval

The Toyo M154 tire is now EPA SmartWay verified as a steer tire.

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