SuperTruck

Video: Behind the wheel of Freightliner’s SuperTruck

Overdrive had the chance last month to get in cab — and behind the wheel — of Freightliner's concept SuperTruck vehicle.

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Volvo gets SuperTruck funds

Volvo and Mack Trucks will team to improve the freight-moving efficiency of heavy-duty trucks and reduce greenhouse gases.

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IdleAire pulls the plug, truckers urge hours flexibility, intermodal transport gained market share against trucks, EPA revises its 2010 engine emission guidance and more are issues covered.

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‘SuperTruck’ draws Navistar attention

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – When Navistar’s Steve Bruford envisions the truck of the future, he sees a tractor-trailer getting over 10 mpg. The truck manufacturer is taking the first step toward hitting that goal through testing it’s been performing here the past 15 months in the world’s largest wind tunnel at NASA’s Ames Research Center. Under a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy grant, Navistar has been testing commercially available and proposed aerodynamic devices attached to ...

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‘SuperTruck’ draws Navistar attention

With the help of government grants, Navistar aims to develop more fuel-efficient trucks.

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3 manufacturers to get ‘SuperTruck’ financing

Cummins, Daimler North America and Navistar will receive $115 million in fuel efficiency projects.

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