TORRANCE, Calif. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making some changes to its SmartWay program that offers information on verified fuel-efficient technologies. Day cabs are now eligible for the SmartWay designation, and research into fuel-efficient retreads will result in changes to how those products are classified.
Bridgestone Americas’ new R123 Ecopia tires emerge as a SmartWay-verified option for trailers, promising lower rolling resistance than the Ecopia R197. Features include what’s known as an IntelliShape sidewall, designed to reduce overall weight and minimize rolling resistance. Patented NanoPro-Tech […]
Yokohama’s 712L drive tire and 114R UWB wide-base single tires are coming with low rolling resistance verified by SmartWay. The 712L longhaul drive tire will be launched April 1 in four sizes: 295/75R22.5, 11R22.5, 285/75R24.5 and 11R24.5. It offers improved […]
Giti Tire (USA) has unveiled the GDL633 FS ultra-wide-base tire for drive axles and the GTL933 FS ultra-wide base tire for trailers in longhaul applications. Both models of the SmartWay-verified offerings are available in the 445/50R22.5 size. Promoted features on […]
LANORAIE, QC – Express Mondor is taking the smart path to environmental protection.
The Canadian fleet has been certified as a SmartWay program transportation company. The program, created by the Environmental Protection Agency and managed in Canada by Natural Resources Canada, recognizes companies that operate truck fleets while reducing fuel costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
READING, PA – For the fifth year in a row, Penske Truck Leasing has been given the SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The leasing company was one of nine SmartWay affiliates to receive the award.
KISSIMMEE, FL – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized several Canadian fleets with SmartWay Excellence Award, which honors environmental performance.
Michelin has rolled out a high-mileage SmartWay-verified retread for regional drive-tire applications
Designed for today’s heavier tractors with emissions equipment on board, and Smartway-verified, two new steer-tire sizes have been introduced
LACHINE, QC – Trans West’s traffic-stopping Number-100 has eight coats of paint, miles of stainless steel; a 550-hp Cat; leather upholstery and every other grace note you might imagine, including a 5,000-watt surround-sound audio system. But what’s best about the truck is the fleet it’s part of.
The BFGoodrich DR454TM is a highway drive tire that’s said to deliver fuel efficiency, serious grip, and excellent retreadability
Great Dane offers EPA SmartWay spec with certified aerodynamic features
ITASCA, Ill. — Four divisions of Hendrickson — Truck Suspension Systems, Trailer Suspension Systems, Auxiliary Axle Systems, and Bumper and Trim — recently joined the U.S. EPA SmartWay program.
Continental’s new HDL2 DL Eco Plus is verified by SmartWay
WASHINGTON — In an audience with the Transportation Law Institute, the Canadian Trucking Alliance insisted cooperation between Canada and the U.S. was a key to moving the industry forward.