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EPA adds day cabs to SmartWay program

July 10, 2019 by John Smith

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.

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Bridgestone trailer tires comes SmartWay verified

June 10, 2019 by John Smith

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 […]

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New Yokohama tires SmartWay verified

March 25, 2019 by John Smith

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 […]

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Giti opens lineup wide

August 9, 2018 by John Smith

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 […]

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Express Mondor is taking the SmartWay

August 23, 2017 by elizabeth

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.

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Penske wins EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

April 24, 2017 by sehui

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.

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Canadian fleets honored by SmartWay

October 4, 2016 by John Smith

KISSIMMEE, FL – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized several Canadian fleets with SmartWay Excellence Award, which honors environmental performance.

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SmartWay-Verified Retread

September 2, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

Michelin has rolled out a high-mileage SmartWay-verified retread for regional drive-tire applications

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Michelin’s Latest XZA3+ Tires

May 12, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

Designed for today’s heavier tractors with emissions equipment on board, and Smartway-verified, two new steer-tire sizes have been introduced

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February’s truck of the month: Old 100

February 6, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

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.

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BFG Drive Tire

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

The BFGoodrich DR454TM is a highway drive tire that’s said to deliver fuel efficiency, serious grip, and excellent retreadability

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NEXT-GEN TRAILER SKIRT

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Utility’s SmartWay-verified skirt should bring at least a 5% fuel saving

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STA makes smart affiliation

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Trucking Association has followed the lead of some of its members and enrolled in the SmartWay Transport Partnership.

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AERO WHEEL COVERS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The Solus ‘Air Conqueror’ wheel-cavity cover compatible with all wheel types

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Another trailer OEM joins SmartWay ranks

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Hyundai Translead has joined the ranks of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport Partnership Program.