Taking the high road

Weber, Rick
January 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2008, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p50
Trade Publication
The article looks at the partnership of trailer and tractor original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to save fuel and reduce emissions. The SmartWay certification establishes incentives for fuel-efficiency improvements and greenhouse gas emissions reductions. The trailer certification requirements include using low-rolling resistance tires. SmartWay director Mitch Greenberg says that carriers can save money by incorporating fuel-saving strategies.


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