Fuel Economy Flat in 2021, Emissions Down Slightly, Says EPA
Fuel economy for 2021 model year vehicles in the U.S. stayed flat with 2020 as people continued to buy less-efficient trucks and SUVs, according to an annual government report published Dec. 12.December 12, 2022
Road Fuel Demand to Peak by 2027
Global road fuel demand will peak in five years, though it will be decades before shifts in consumption reshape transportation’s reliance on fossil fuels, according to a report from BloombergNEF.
Fuel Costs Renew Focus on Empty Miles
Trucking is renewing focus on empty miles amid rising diesel prices that lead to greater expense.
Trump, Automakers Face New Pressure Not to Ease Mileage Rules
Environmentalists and consumer advocacy groups are castigating automakers for supporting the Trump administration’s effort to relax fuel economy standards, amid fresh warnings from a Democratic leader that the plan won’t deliver promised safety benefits and will raise costs for consumers.
Trump Administration Dials Back Plan to Gut Auto Mileage Rules
A draft of the final rule, now undergoing a final White House review, includes several changes that could make it easier to defend in court and more palatable to some automakers that had refused to publicly endorse the earlier proposal.
Trump Administration Signals Compromise on Gas Mileage Rules
The Trump administration is signaling that it could increase fuel economy standards, possibly compromising on its push to freeze them at 2020 levels.
Real-World Fuel Economy Answers What Every Fleet Needs
Race car engineer developed process to help Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT) make better decisions on fuel economy technologies. This webinar explains the process and how it accounts for fleets’ real-world conditions and can predict their customized fuel savings. Fuel economy is a real science and this webinar explains the science – the facts – and dispels myths in ways any fleet can use to uncover their potential fuel savings.November 14, 2019
Fine-Tuning Truck Filtration
Effective filtration systems always have played an integral role in the daily life of a truck’s lubrication, air intake and fueling processes.April 26, 2019
ELD Mandate Presents Opportunity to Boost Fuel Efficiency, Technology Vendors Say
Complying with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic logging device mandate may create new expenses for new adopters of the technology, but the devices also could generate fuel savings for carriers depending on the type of system they deploy and how they use the data.
Fuel Economy in Focus
For many fleets, onboard telematics has become an indispensable tool in the never-ending quest to improve fuel economy.