Green Trends http://bulktransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en Cummins announces renewable diesel compatibility for B6.7 and L9 engines http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/cummins-announces-renewable-diesel-compatibility-b67-and-l9-engines <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Cummins Inc announced that the B4.5, B6.7, and L9 engine platforms are compatible with paraffinic renewable diesel fuels meeting the EN 15940 specification. Both On-Highway and Off-Highway versions of the B6.7 and L9 platforms and all vintages are approved to use paraffinic diesel fuels in North America.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/cummins-announces-renewable-diesel-compatibility-b67-and-l9-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/cummins-announces-renewable-diesel-compatibility-b67-and-l9-engines#comments Trucks Green Trends News Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:06:00 +0000 54341 at http://bulktransporter.com Run on Less partners with Geotab http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/run-less-partners-geotab <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Run on Less, a cross-country roadshow to showcase advancements in fuel efficiency, has partnered with Geotab, a leading telematics provider, to install its devices on all trucks participating in the three-week experience.</p> <p>Run on Less is led by North American Council for Freight Efficiency and Carbon war Room&rsquo;s (CWR&rsquo;s) Trucking Efficiency Operation, with Shell and PepsiCo as the title sponsors. The event will demonstrate how Class 8 trucks can use different technologies to achieve the best fuel economy possible.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/run-less-partners-geotab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/run-less-partners-geotab#comments Green Trends News Wed, 03 May 2017 15:10:00 +0000 53631 at http://bulktransporter.com Agility sees more demand for Blue iQ, announces new focus on global propane market http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/agility-sees-more-demand-blue-iq-announces-new-focus-global-propane-market <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Since Agility Fuel Solutions launched Blue iQ two months ago, its customers have been enthusiastic about the product. Agility has begun shipping its first production units for both large and small fleets and is pleased to announce it is ready to expand acceptance of orders from all customers for Blue iQ equipped fuel systems.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/agility-sees-more-demand-blue-iq-announces-new-focus-global-propane-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/agility-sees-more-demand-blue-iq-announces-new-focus-global-propane-market#comments Green Trends News Wed, 03 May 2017 15:06:00 +0000 53611 at http://bulktransporter.com Run on Less roadshow coming in September http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/run-less-roadshow-coming-september <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Shell, PepsiCo, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), and Carbon War Room (CWR) have announced Run on Less, a first-of-its-kind cross-country roadshow to showcase advancements in fuel efficiency. The event will take place during September 2017.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/run-less-roadshow-coming-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/run-less-roadshow-coming-september#comments Trucks Green Trends Technology News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:58:00 +0000 53301 at http://bulktransporter.com New FlowBelow trailer AeroKit, tractor AeroFender devices showcased at TMC http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/new-flowbelow-trailer-aerokit-tractor-aerofender-devices-showcased-tmc <div class="node-body article-body"><p>During the 2017 Technology &amp; Maintenance Council Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, FlowBelow Aero Inc showed two of its newest technology products to complement the company&rsquo;s flagship fuel-saving Tractor AeroKit device.</p> <p>The tractor-mounted AeroFender is a patented aerodynamic replacement for standard (non-aerodynamic) quarter fenders. The device is installed in front of the forward-most drive wheels of single-axle and tandem-axle tractors and helps to direct airflow past the tractor drive wheels.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/new-flowbelow-trailer-aerokit-tractor-aerofender-devices-showcased-tmc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/new-flowbelow-trailer-aerokit-tractor-aerofender-devices-showcased-tmc#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers Trucks Green Trends News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:20:00 +0000 52831 at http://bulktransporter.com Volvo tests a hybrid heavy-duty truck for European longhaul http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/volvo-tests-hybrid-heavy-duty-truck-european-longhaul <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With the Volvo Concept Truck, Volvo Trucks has developed its first hybrid vehicle designed for longhaul applications in Europe. In combination with the vehicle&rsquo;s other improvements, the total reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 is around 30%.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/volvo-tests-hybrid-heavy-duty-truck-european-longhaul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/volvo-tests-hybrid-heavy-duty-truck-european-longhaul#comments Trucks Green Trends Technology News Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:45:00 +0000 52711 at http://bulktransporter.com Agility Fuel Solutions introduces Blue iQ during TMC http://bulktransporter.com/technology/agility-fuel-solutions-introduces-blue-iq-during-tmc <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Agility Fuel Solutions introduces Blue iQ, its newest natural gas fuel product, at the American Trucking Association&rsquo;s Technology &amp; Maintenance Council Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville TN. Blue iQ uses proprietary technology developed through Agility&rsquo;s partnership with Cummins to give natural gas vehicles the same tools diesel trucks use to optimize fuel consumption and maximize uptime.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/agility-fuel-solutions-introduces-blue-iq-during-tmc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/agility-fuel-solutions-introduces-blue-iq-during-tmc#comments Green Trends Technology News Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:39:00 +0000 52691 at http://bulktransporter.com Omnitracs, Peloton partner on driver-assistive truck platooning and development http://bulktransporter.com/technology/omnitracs-peloton-partner-driver-assistive-truck-platooning-and-development <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Omnitracs LLC, a global supplier of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, announced that it has partnered with Peloton Technology, a developer of connected and automated vehicle systems for US and global freight carriers.</p> <p>Omnitracs and Peloton will collaborate to bring Peloton&rsquo;s industry-leading truck platooning technology to Omnitracs customers. The partners will also develop joint solutions that combine each company&rsquo;s safety, efficiency, and fleet management capabilities.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/omnitracs-peloton-partner-driver-assistive-truck-platooning-and-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/omnitracs-peloton-partner-driver-assistive-truck-platooning-and-development#comments Green Trends Technology News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:09:00 +0000 52351 at http://bulktransporter.com DTNA’s new Portland OR headquarters earns LEED Platinum Certification http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/dtna-s-new-portland-or-headquarters-earns-leed-platinum-certification <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that it has been awarded LEED Platinum Certification for its new Corporate Headquarters building in Portland OR. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes, and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained, and operated for improved environmental and human health performance.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/dtna-s-new-portland-or-headquarters-earns-leed-platinum-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/dtna-s-new-portland-or-headquarters-earns-leed-platinum-certification#comments Green Trends News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:55:00 +0000 52211 at http://bulktransporter.com Urbanization, geopolitics, technology creating strong medium- and heavy-duty CNG, LNG truck market http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/urbanization-geopolitics-technology-creating-strong-medium-and-heavy-duty-cng-lng-truck <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Energy price volatility, global liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade, tighter emission norms, and the emergence of noise pollution-free zones are generating a plethora of opportunities for alternate truck powertrains.</p> <p>External influencers such as urbanization, geopolitics, incentives and technology advancements are all combining to boost the medium-heavy duty (MD-HD) market for compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas fueled trucks. By 2025, nearly one in 10 MD-HD trucks sold will run on natural gas.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/urbanization-geopolitics-technology-creating-strong-medium-and-heavy-duty-cng-lng-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/urbanization-geopolitics-technology-creating-strong-medium-and-heavy-duty-cng-lng-truck#comments Green Trends News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:47:00 +0000 52181 at http://bulktransporter.com