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- Want to Save Fuel? // Fleet Equipment;Aug2001, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p8
Focuses on fuel consumption of long-haul trucks that idle overnight.
- Estimating Fleet Fuel Consumption for Vans and Small Trucks. Newman, P. W. G.; Alimoradian, B.; Lyons, T. J. // Transportation Science;Feb89, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p46
A fleet fuel consumption model for commercial vans and small trucks is developed based on a survey, completed by truck drivers in the normal course of their duty. The model uses engine displacement, vehicle mass and average speed to predict fuel consumption for petrol and diesel trucks. It...
- CAFE era may be over soon. Stoffer, Harry // Automotive News;4/9/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5924, p1
Focuses on developments related to the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) motor vehicle fuel efficiency policy in the United States as of April 9, 2001. U.S. Congress' plan to revise the CAFE program; Implications for the car industry and the environment.
- As drivers shift to guzzlers, nation's fuel efficiency stalls. Knickerbocker, Brad // Christian Science Monitor;10/6/95, Vol. 87 Issue 219, p1
Reports that the Congress is considering a freeze on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards. Need for improving fuel-mileage figures; Lessening of pollution emitted by vehicles; Plan of the Department of Transportation to push up the standard fuel of vehicles; Future of the CAFE...
- Get more work out of your work trucks. Johnson, Robert // Public Works;Spring2010, Vol. 141 Issue 6, p38
The article focuses on how to reduce fuel consumption while increasing truck productivity. It discusses idle-reduction technology, which notably lessens nonproductive engine operation in some operating cycles. It suggests using alternative power sources including the auxiliary engine-driven...
- 1999 EPA mileage report. // Automotive News;11/9/1998, Vol. 73 Issue 5792, p42N
Presents information on the United States Environmental Protection Agency's 1999 federal fuel-economy estimates for motor vehicles. Includes automobiles; Trucks.
- Can't regulate efficiency. MELE, JIM // Fleet Owner;Jun2011, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p42
The article presents the author's comments on the fluctuations in fuel prices and the effect of government regulation on it. According to the author, the industries will have to learn to live with high fuel prices. The author believes that the industry will welcome new federal regulations which...
- Mack partners with DOE on vehicle research. // Trailer / Body Builders;Jul2007, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p12
The article announces the decision of Mack Trucks to work with the U.S. Department of Energy on a project to develop environmentally friendly commercial vehicle technologies. The objective of the project is to lessen fuel consumption and primary carbon dioxide emissions from heavy-duty trucks by...
- Dodds Group gives serious thought to SCR savings. // Motor Transport;7/15/2004, p10
Focuses on the plan of the Dodds Group for an early adoption of Euro 4 and Euro 5 trucks, assuming that the claimed fuel economy benefits prove to be true. Statement issued by managing director David Pink on the issue of fuel economy; Speculation about the level of interest on the fuel economy...