The trucks and drivers in Run on Less Regional, a freight efficiency demonstration conducted by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), hit an average 8.3 miles per gallon (28 L/100km) for the three-week event, an improvement over the national average of 6.0 MPG, NACFE reported. Click here to read all of our NACV
Ten drivers have been selected to participate in Run on Less Regional, a fuel efficiency roadshow produced by title sponsor Shell, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI).
Shell and AirFlow Truck Co. have designed and built a hyper-fuel-efficient Class 8 concept truck capable of reducing the energy usage associated with the transportation of goods. This next-generation concept truck, called the Starship Project, uses technologies that are currently available today to minimize the amount of energy it takes to transport a load of
The 32nd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held May 15-17 at the zMAX Dragway, which is part of Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., from May 15-17 for the biggest SuperRigs ever. With a theme of “Go Big,” the event will host beautiful big rigs, over $25,000 in cash and prizes, access to
Shell and Travel Centers of America LLC (TA) opened their first two liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling lanes in the U.S. in Ontario, Calif. This station is the first of the Shell and TA agreement to sell LNG to heavy-duty road transport customers in the US at TA and Petro fueling centers. “At Shell, we
The 2014 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar featuring 12 heavy-duty trucks against a scenery backdrop from the Tomah, Wisc., area is now available for sale. The cover photo on the new calendar is a 2012 Peterbilt 389 driven by Bill Rethwisch taken at the U.S. 16 Bridge in La Crosse, Wisc. Rethwisch’s Best of Show winning