Sustainability Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Volvo Trucks new VNL: Lineup overview

We dive into the VNL’s fuel efficiency, safety and take it for a spin.

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How decarbonization powertrain technology adoption could play out

A clear vision of the rollout of electrification, renewable fuels and autonomous technology.

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The heavy-duty truck equipment Trend of the Year

Here’s a hint—it’s not what you expected.

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Daimler Truck delivers Freightliner eCascadias to Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling

The 20 Freightliner eCascadias are expected to result in the reduced use of 40,000 gallons of diesel fuel per year. 

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Nicholas Trucking on cutting costs and emissions

Early success with propane-powered trucks has the fleet planning to replace more diesel trucks.

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Volvo to acquire battery business from Proterra Inc., Proterra Operating Company

Volvo Group has been selected as the winning bidder in an auction for the business and assets of the Proterra Powered business unit.

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Volvo Group North America recognized by U.S. DOE for efficiency

Volvo says they have now exceeded their initial energy sustainability goals by 52%.

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Eaton to supply OEM with new 48-volt aftertreatment heater controller for emissions regulations

Eaton announced it has reached an agreement to supply its new 48-volt programmable aftertreatment heater controller for electrically heated catalysts to a global commercial vehicle manufacturer. Eaton did not name the OEM, but notes that rapidly warming up the diesel exhaust aftertreatment catalyst, and keeping it warm during low engine load operation, is essential for optimal performance

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Cambridge, Mass., sets its sights on fossil-fuel-free future

The sizeable city of Cambridge details its Clean Fleet Initiative.

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Volvo Trucks N.A. president on the market, EV growth and a Super Truck

It’s an ATA MCE tradition that we catch up with Volvo Trucks North America President Peter Voorhoeve. Here’s what he had to say.

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Knight Transportation field tests Cummins X15N natural gas engine

The truck is fueled exclusively with Clean Energy ultra-low carbon Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) anchored by Clean Energy’s station in Carson, California.

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Volvo Trucks talks sustainability, connectivity at ATA MC&E

Peter Voorhoeve, president of Volvo Trucks North America, set the tone at the Volvo Trucks press conference at ATA’s MCE. Sustainability, connectivity and continued investment in the OEM’s service and support network were the top three talking points. The crown jewel of the Volvo Trucks booth was the Volvo SuperTruck 2, which boasted advanced aerodynamics

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