City of Ann Arbor Receives Four Hydraulic Hybrid Recycling Trucks; 30% Reduction in Fuel Consumption and Emissions

Eaton Corporation and the City of Ann Arbor announced the first deployment in Michigan of recycling trucks that utilize Eaton’s Hydraulic Launch Assist (HLA) hybrid power system. (Earlier post.) The four trucks, based on the Peterbilt Model 320 Hybri…

ATA Voices Concern Over ‘Shoot the Gap’ Volkswagen Commercial

The American Trucking Associations sent a letter to Volkswagen voicing concern over its new television commercial “Shoot the Gap,” which portrays a passenger car driver passing a tractor-trailer on the right side and pulling into a small gap between…

LCFS Will Impact Truck Operability, Fuel Prices, ATA Says

A low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) will not reduce carbon emissions, but will increase the price of diesel fuel, adversely impact truck operability and erode U.S. energy security, said Bill Graves, president and CEO of the American Trucking Associati…