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How the right truck tire pressure puts cash back in your pocket

What if there was a simple way to save as much as $1,000 per vehicle, per year on fuel and maintenance costs? Depending on the state of your tires, there might be. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: One thousand dollars. That’s

Setting the stage for EV growth (Podcast)

The fact is, there’s so much happening in the EV space that it takes more than one editor to cover it. Actually, it takes more than one brand. That’s why Fleet Equipment has teamed with its sister publication The Buzz, a consumer EV-focused publication, to talk about the recent developments in the EV space, the

Shell Starship 2.0 to embark on coast-to-coast drive in May

In May, Shell Lubricants will launch Starship 2.0 to demonstrate how Class 8 truck sector energy usage can be reduced by harnessing currently available energy-efficient technologies as we accelerate toward a carbon-neutral future. Shell Lubricants says it is building on the lessons learned from the initial Shell Starship program that was launched in 2018 and

NACFE announces 13 fleets participating in Run on Less – Electric

This fall, 13 fleets will take part in the North American Council for Freight Efficiency’s (NACFE) Run on Less – Electric: a real-world demonstration of zero-emissions goods movement. The following fleets are helping NACFE and partner RMI showcase the benefits and discuss the challenges of electric trucks: Alpha Baking Co. operating a Workhorse C1000 in

NACV Show 2021 registration opens

Organizers of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show), which includes Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA), have announced that registration is now open to attend the show in Atlanta, which will take place Sept. 28-30. This year’s NACV Show is on track to feature more than 5,000 fleet professionals attending and 332,700 square feet of

NACV Show 2021 will take place in Atlanta Sept. 28-30

Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA) and Newcom Business Media, organizers of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV), have announced that the event will be held Sept. 28-30 at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) in Atlanta. HFUSA says it is working with NACV Show partners and stakeholders, local and state authorities and the Georgia World

Watch: What the trucking industry learned in 2020, pt. 2

It’s no secret that 2020 was a difficult year for so many people and businesses. You don’t need us to tell you that. But, there is always optimism to be found in times like these, and in that spirit, FE reached out to a wide variety of executives from OEMs, suppliers, technology providers and more,

NACFE’s Run on Less Electric will begin in September

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) will be conducting Run on Less – Electric (RoL-E), an electric truck technology demonstration, in 2021. Leading up to and throughout the run, NACFE will showcase electric trucks in everyday operation and the actions needed to accelerate their adoption. The actual Run

Catch up with the electrification podcast series from Fleet Future

All throughout September and October, the Fleet Future podcast from FE has been focused on electrification, speaking with people throughout the industry on the details of electrification, the trucks that are coming to market and what interested fleets will need to know. Brush up on your electric truck knowledge below with all seven episodes of

NACFE updates low rolling resistance tires confidence reports

As part of its ongoing work to update all of its existing Confidence Reports, The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) has just completed a revision of its Confidence Reports on low rolling resistance tires. The original reports were published in 2015, but since that time there have been several developments that led NACFE

Traxen introduces A.I.-based iQ-Cruise for fuel savings

Traxen has launched its intelligent adaptive cruise control system, iQ-Cruise, for traditional and electric commercial vehicles. The system will be available to both commercial vehicle aftermarket and OE customers. Through the use of artificial intelligence (A.I.), algorithms and sensors, the company says iQ-Cruise can reduce fuel consumption by an average of 10% while improving safety

Watch: Is lightweighting a smart idea for light- & medium-duty trucks?

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency, or NACFE, says it’s difficult to determine how much additional revenue or lower operating costs will be guaranteed by lightweighting. However, reducing vehicle weight provides manufacturers with opportunities to keep enhancing operational efficiencies, and can have a direct influence on operations, drivers, maintenance and vehicle life cycles. Click