SmartWay

Drayage fair to detail government incentive programs

| April 13, 2011

The Drayage Truck Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 16, at the Port Authority’s Executive Building parking lot in Houston.

U.S. Xpress orders 1,000 SmartWay certified trucks

| January 19, 2011

U.S. Xpress, based in Chattanooga, Tenn., has ordered 1,000 new Peterbilt 587s, the truck maker announced. Peterbilt’s new Model 587s have been certified as fuel-efficient by the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program. The 587 has ...

SmartWay verified long-haul tires

| December 10, 2010

The GSL213 long-haul steer, the first GT tire to receive SmartWay verification from the EPA, has a pattern designed to resist irregular wear and extend mileage, the company says.

Aerodynamic trailer systems

| July 08, 2010

The SmartTail system consists of polymer skins mounted to the rear doors. The WindTamer uses a low-profile, contoured cover mounted on the truck’s undercarriage. The systems can improve fuel efficiency by 5.3 percent, the company ...

Wide-base trailer radial

| June 09, 2010

The Greatec 125 wide-base trailer radial lessens rolling resistance and increases payload, the company says. The tire has sidewall protector ribs and stress-relief sipes designed to increase tire life.

AeroFlex Fairings

| June 03, 2010

AeroFlex fairings are made of thermoplastic olefin, which, the company says, is impact-resistant and UV stabilized.

R287A steer tire

| March 26, 2010

R287A steer tire for regional and long-haul applications has U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay-certified approval and is California Air Resources Board compliant.

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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