Green Trends http://bulktransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en ACT Research expands range of comparisons in fuels calculator http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/act-research-expands-range-comparisons-fuels-calculator <div class="node-body article-body"><p>ACT Research announces an enhanced fuels calculator for fleets that now covers operating cost comparisons between diesel, natural gas, hydrogen-fuel cell, and electric. ACT&rsquo;s Truck Fuel Calculator helps fleets measure power selection and vehicle cost, fuel and performance, and maintenance over a set time period or trade cycle.</p> <p>Go to Alt Fuel Calc (<a href="http://www.actresearch.net/actcalc/AltFuelCalc.php">http://www.actresearch.net/actcalc/AltFuelCalc.php</a>) for the free download.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/act-research-expands-range-comparisons-fuels-calculator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/act-research-expands-range-comparisons-fuels-calculator#comments Green Trends News Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:09:00 +0000 55791 at http://bulktransporter.com AFPM expresses support for EPA proposed changes to biofuel mandates http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/afpm-expresses-support-epa-proposed-changes-biofuel-mandates <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Following the release of the 2018 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the American Fuel and Petrochemicals Manufacturers expressed support for the Environmental Protection Agency&rsquo;s proposed reductions in the biofuel mandate.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/afpm-expresses-support-epa-proposed-changes-biofuel-mandates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/afpm-expresses-support-epa-proposed-changes-biofuel-mandates#comments Green Trends News Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:26:00 +0000 54981 at http://bulktransporter.com Cummins Westport rolls out Natural Gas Playbook website http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/cummins-westport-rolls-out-natural-gas-playbook-website <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Cummins Westport Inc has introduced The Natural Gas Playbook website designed to provide new and existing natural gas customers with guidance on evaluating and operating Cummins Westport powered natural gas vehicles.</p> <p>Located at <a href="http://www.cwiplaybook.com" title="www.cwiplaybook.com">www.cwiplaybook.com</a>, the five-step Natural Gas Playbook features information and tips on how to Assess, Specify, Prepare, Implement, and Operate/Maintain a Cummins Westport powered natural gas fleet. It provides information to users who have questions about operating natural gas vehicles.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/cummins-westport-rolls-out-natural-gas-playbook-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/cummins-westport-rolls-out-natural-gas-playbook-website#comments Trucks Green Trends Technology News Wed, 05 Jul 2017 13:50:00 +0000 54931 at http://bulktransporter.com 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