rolling resistance

Pushing the limit on trailer fuel economy

| November 13, 2013

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

How to do a fuel-saving test

Kevin Rutherford | January 01, 2012

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

Fuel and Physics

Kevin Rutherford | December 01, 2011

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

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

| August 01, 2011

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 ...

Dollars and Sense

Kevin Rutherford | June 01, 2010

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

Toyo tire gets SmartWay approval

| March 25, 2010

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

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