Environment





Making Reefers Better for the Environment

There is quite a bit of new technology out there for trucks to help combat greenhouse gas emissions that diesels put out. Reefers (refrigerated trucks) are no different and there are some new technologies to consider when trying to become more eco-friendly while keeping your load cold. Going electric seems…


Penske is Getting Three Hybrid Class 8 Trucks from Hyliion

Hyliion has announced that they will be delivering three trucks with its 6X4HE Class 8 hybrid system to Penske Truck Leasing. These will be displayed in the Dana Incorporated booth at the 2020 Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition. These hybrid systems will reduce fuel consumption…



SoCalGas will be Using New Low-Emissions Trucks

Along with the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and Western Milling, the Southern California Gas Company has planned to deploy 30 new low-emission trucks. The trucks will be fueled by renewable natural gas that will virtually eliminate pollutants and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The 12-liter Cummins Westport engine…


Getting your Fleet Ready for Electric Vehicles

These days, everyone is talking about saving the environment and people in the trucking industry are coming up with ways of leaving less of a carbon footprint behind. One of those ways is by investing in electronic vehicles. With new technology comes new information, new research, and a plethora of…


Used French Fry Oil can Fuel your Big Rig

There is a company in Dubai who has teamed up with McDonalds to create biodiesel. Neutral Fuels uses old fry oil, heats it, and mixes it with methanol creating an endproduct that can go directly into a diesel truck without any alterations. McDonald’s fleet in the United Arab Emirates runs…