Green Trends http://bulktransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en 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 New report touts emission benefits of nat gas truck engines http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/new-report-touts-emission-benefits-nat-gas-truck-engines <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A report released by the University of California Riverside&#39;s College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT), found that new ultra-low emission natural gas heavy-duty vehicles met and exceeded their certification standards during a full range of duty cycles.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/new-report-touts-emission-benefits-nat-gas-truck-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/new-report-touts-emission-benefits-nat-gas-truck-engines#comments Green Trends News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:44:00 +0000 52041 at http://bulktransporter.com First 100 CNG fuel system inspectors certified by NGVi http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/first-100-cng-fuel-system-inspectors-certified-ngvi <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute announced that 100 CNG Fuel System Inspectors have been certified since the company&#39;s CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification program launched in September 2016. This significant industry milestone means these technicians, the first 100, have demonstrated comprehensive inspection competency.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/first-100-cng-fuel-system-inspectors-certified-ngvi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/first-100-cng-fuel-system-inspectors-certified-ngvi#comments Green Trends News Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:50:00 +0000 51611 at http://bulktransporter.com All-electric Nikola One Class 8 sleeper tractor creating plenty of industry buzz http://bulktransporter.com/fleet-management/all-electric-nikola-one-class-8-sleeper-tractor-creating-plenty-industry-buzz <div class="node-body article-body"><p>TREVOR Milton, the entrepreneur behind the Nikola One, took the wraps off a prototype model of the hydrogen fuel cell/electric drive longhaul tractor during a flashy event December 1-2 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He also showed concept drawings for the Nikola Two, a daycab tractor designed for regional operations.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/fleet-management/all-electric-nikola-one-class-8-sleeper-tractor-creating-plenty-industry-buzz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/fleet-management/all-electric-nikola-one-class-8-sleeper-tractor-creating-plenty-industry-buzz#comments Fleet Management Green Trends Technology Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:57:00 +0000 51001 at http://bulktransporter.com Photos: Nikola One 2016 http://bulktransporter.com/fleet-management/photos-nikola-one-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Related story:&nbsp;All-electric Nikola One Class 8 sleeper tractor creating plenty of industry buzz</p> </div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/fleet-management/photos-nikola-one-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/fleet-management/photos-nikola-one-2016#comments Fleet Management Green Trends Technology Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:50:00 +0000 50991 at http://bulktransporter.com