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Deadline Extended for HDT's 2019 Top Green Fleets Nominations

Deadline Extended for HDT's 2019 Top Green Fleets Nominations

Heavy Duty Trucking is looking for fleets that have made a commitment to sustainability, alternative fuels, and lowering greenhouse gas emissions through fuel efficiency and other means, to honor as HDT's 2019 Top Green Fleets. The deadline for nominations has been extended to Sept. 18, 2019

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Colorado Adopts Zero Emission Vehicle Standards

Colorado Adopts Zero Emission Vehicle Standards

Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission voted 8-to-1 for ZEV standards, joining 10 other states such as California and New York and supported by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Global Automakers.

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Report Clears EPA 2017 Glider-Emissions Study

An audit by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s independent Office of the Inspector...

An audit by the Environmental Protection Agency’s independent Office of the Inspector General says the agency's testing of glider kit emissions, which found they produced significantly more emissions than new vehicles, “complied with standard practices.”

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Fleet Forward Conference Explores Data Control

The 2019 Fleet Forward Conference will be held Nov. 11-13 at The Forager in San Jose.

At the 2019 Fleet Forward Conference, representatives from Motorq, LeasePlan, Toyota, and Strategy Analytics will delve into the practical considerations for controlling, sharing, and monetizing data from a fleet perspective.

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EPA Adds SmartWay Day Cab Program, Revises Retread Tire Specs

Fleets running fuel-efficient regional day cabs can now get their trucks recognized by SmartWay.

The Environmental Protection Agency is making some changes to its SmartWay program that offers information on verified fuel-efficient technologies. Day cabs are now eligible for the SmartWay designation, and research into fuel-efficient retreads will result in changes to how those products are classified.

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Clean Cities Funding Preserved

Clean Cities Funding Preserved

U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar did not offer an amendment to the FY-2020 Department of Energy budget, one that would have eliminated funding for the Clean Cities program.

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Michelin, GM Show Airless Tire Prototype

The Uptis concept tire is airless and punctureless

Michelin and General Motors presented a new generation of airless wheel technology for passenger vehicles — the Michelin Uptis (or Unique Puncture-proof Tire System) prototype — at a sustainable mobility event.

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Volvo Facilities Improvements Ahead of Schedule

Volvo Group facilities are averaging a 4.4% improvement each year, well ahead of the 2.5% per...

Volvo Group North America improved its energy performance at 14 of its U.S. facilities by 17.5% since Volvo re-pledged the U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge in 2014 to reduce energy consumption by 25% in 10 years.