Running Green http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Volvo AB’s Persson: safety and sustainability driving product development http://fleetowner.com/equipment/volvo-ab-s-persson-safety-and-sustainability-driving-product-development <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LOUISVILLE, KY. Some 900 people packed a meeting room at 7:00 a.m.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/volvo-ab-s-persson-safety-and-sustainability-driving-product-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/volvo-ab-s-persson-safety-and-sustainability-driving-product-development#comments Equipment News Running Green Safety Technology Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:33:00 +0000 155371 at http://fleetowner.com New APU focuses solely on driver comfort http://fleetowner.com/running-green/new-apu-focuses-solely-driver-comfort <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LOUISVILLE. A new Dynasys auxiliary power unit (APU) model introduced at the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/home-page-mid-america?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list">Mid-America Trucking Show</a></span> this week is designed to provide comfort to drivers of both day cabs and sleepers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/new-apu-focuses-solely-driver-comfort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/new-apu-focuses-solely-driver-comfort#comments Fuel MATS News Running Green Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:42:00 +0000 155151 at http://fleetowner.com Peterbilt looking for stellar 2015 with new products, services http://fleetowner.com/equipment/peterbilt-looking-stellar-2015-new-products-services <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LOUISVILLE, KY.&nbsp; &ldquo;The trucking industry is coming back in a big way,&rdquo; observed Robert Woodall, assistant general manager for <a href="http://www.peterbilt.com/">Peterbilt Motors Company</a>, as he took the stage at the annual <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/peterbilt-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Peterbilt</a></span> press luncheon here today. 2014 was the best year for the industry since 2006 and, except for the driver shortage, 2015 is shaping up to be a strong year for truck sales over all, he said. The company forecasts 250,000 to 280,000 Class 8 truck sales over all in North America this year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/peterbilt-looking-stellar-2015-new-products-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/peterbilt-looking-stellar-2015-new-products-services#comments Equipment News Running Green Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:43:00 +0000 155021 at http://fleetowner.com Fierce Fuel Systems debuts new emulsified fuel system http://fleetowner.com/fuel/fierce-fuel-systems-debuts-new-emulsified-fuel-system <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LOUISVILLE. Considered by both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources&nbsp;Board to be an alternative fuel, emulsified fuel has the potential to significantly reduce fleet owner&rsquo;s fuel costs, said <a href="https://pv229.infusionsoft.com/app/linkClick/1083/3a4d3c9ef6557b45/3275/472f47e681a8bf5e">Fierce Fuel Systems</a> this week at the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/home-page-mid-america?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list">Mid-America Trucking Show</a></span>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/fierce-fuel-systems-debuts-new-emulsified-fuel-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/fierce-fuel-systems-debuts-new-emulsified-fuel-system#comments Equipment Fuel MATS News Running Green Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:02:00 +0000 154961 at http://fleetowner.com American Power Group debuts severe-duty, dual-fuel glider http://fleetowner.com/running-green/american-power-group-debuts-severe-duty-dual-fuel-glider <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LOUISVILLE. A new dual-fuel glider kit for 2015 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/freightliner-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Freightliner</a></span> 122SD vehicles has been introduced by <a href="http://www.americanpowergroupinc.com/">American Power Group</a>. The &ldquo;Fueled by Flare&rdquo; severe-duty glider kit was designed and assembled by Harrison Truck Centers (HTC) as a vocational vehicle for oil and gas, mining, logging, and over-sized load trucking applications.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/american-power-group-debuts-severe-duty-dual-fuel-glider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/american-power-group-debuts-severe-duty-dual-fuel-glider#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel MATS News Running Green Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000 154951 at http://fleetowner.com Goodyear’s Fuel Max tires part of Peterbilt Model 579 Epiq truck package http://fleetowner.com/equipment/goodyear-s-fuel-max-tires-part-peterbilt-model-579-epiq-truck-package <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LOUISVILLE. <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/peterbilt-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Peterbilt</a></span> Motors has two Model 579 Epiq truck models on display this week, both of which feature <a href="http://www.goodyeartrucktires.com">Goodyear Fuel Max tires</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/goodyear-s-fuel-max-tires-part-peterbilt-model-579-epiq-truck-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/goodyear-s-fuel-max-tires-part-peterbilt-model-579-epiq-truck-package#comments Equipment Fuel MATS News Running Green Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:50:00 +0000 154821 at http://fleetowner.com Dometic kicks off show with Blizzard Turbo, new cooler http://fleetowner.com/running-green/dometic-kicks-show-blizzard-turbo-new-cooler <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LOUISVILLE. Comfort product provider <a href="http://cts.vresp.com/c/?FastlaneCommunicatio/971330a7f6/afc640ec8c/7597bddb73">Dometic Group</a> is showing two new products this week at the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/home-page-mid-america?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list">Mid-America Trucking Show</a></span>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/dometic-kicks-show-blizzard-turbo-new-cooler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/dometic-kicks-show-blizzard-turbo-new-cooler#comments Equipment Fuel MATS News Running Green Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:46:00 +0000 154801 at http://fleetowner.com Bergstrom offers eNow solar power http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bergstrom-offers-enow-solar-power <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://us.bergstrominc.com/">Bergstrom</a> is now offering solar power solutions from clean technology company eNow.</p> <p>The solar power is being paired with Bergstrom&rsquo;s No-Idle Thermal Environment (NITE) system, which enables drivers to conserve fuel while maintaining cab comfort and powering electrical components including HVAC.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bergstrom-offers-enow-solar-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bergstrom-offers-enow-solar-power#comments Equipment Fuel MATS News Running Green Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:39:00 +0000 154781 at http://fleetowner.com All In http://fleetowner.com/running-green/all <div class="field-deck"> Investing in technology can bring a competitive edge </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s not unusual for large fleets to invest in technology. They see it as a way to gain a competitive advantage. As a result they are usually the first ones to try out technologies that promise fuel savings. And they can afford to do some testing or to try out the technology on a small portion of their trucks to evaluate it in the real world. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/all#comments News Running Green Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:59:00 +0000 154501 at http://fleetowner.com TruStar Energy to build public CNG station in Kansas http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trustar-energy-build-public-cng-station-kansas <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.trustarenergy.com">TruStar Energy</a> has been contracted by CNG Energy to design and build a public-access compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> fueling station Liberal, KS.</p> <p>&ldquo;It all started with our family farm,&rdquo; said Rocky Ormiston, CNG Energy vice president. &ldquo;We have been using CNG to power our irrigation engines for 20 years.&rdquo;</p> <p>Ormiston said the release of the 12L Cummins Westport engine made the decision to switch to natural gas power easy.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trustar-energy-build-public-cng-station-kansas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trustar-energy-build-public-cng-station-kansas#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel News Running Green Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:14:00 +0000 154521 at http://fleetowner.com