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Is Walmart's WAVE Concept Truck The Fuel-Efficient Future Of Semis?

Is Walmart's WAVE Concept Truck The Fuel-Efficient Future Of Semis?

Heavy-duty trucks spend more time on the road than passenger vehicles, so improving their efficiency can have a major effect on emissions--and their owners' bottom lines. That's why Walmart is getting into the truck-design business with the WAVE--Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience--concept. With... read more

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2015 Ford F-150 live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show

2015 Ford F-150: Full Details, Live Photos & Video

Ford has released full details on the new 2015 F-150 pickup, and with a host of new technologies and engines, it may be the most advanced full-size truck ever. The company... read more January 15, 2014 by 


 
AirFlow BulletTruck (Images: AirFlow Truck Company)

Is The BulletTruck What Semis Will Look Like In The Future?

Recently, we attracted flak from some quarters of our readership for featuring pickup trucks. While not green by the standards of modern electric vehicles and hybrids, their... read more January 7, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ford F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT Grille

2015 Ford F-150 Gas Mileage: What We Know So Far

The Ford F-150 full-size pickup is the best-selling single nameplate in the U.S. market, so any changes to Ford's premier truck mean a lot. Buyers, dealers, and the whole... read more December 23, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

Diesel Pickup Trucks From Chevy, Ford, Nissan, Ram: Ultimate Guide

Diesel has been an option for heavy-duty pickup users for quite some time now, and the sights and sounds of a big Power Stroke-equipped Ford or Cummins-engined RAM will be... read more December 8, 2013 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Colorado, 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

2015 Chevy Colorado Mid-Size Pickup To Offer Diesel Option

Need a pickup truck but don't want to see your wages burned away at the gas station? A diesel truck could be just what you need. Chevrolet will be latest to offer such an... read more December 4, 2013 by 


 
Trucks - Image by Flickr user mrkskolz, used under Creative Commons license

Yet Another New Fuel: Will Dimethyl Ether Matter For Big Trucks?

It's frustrating driving a fuel-efficient vehicle sometimes. While you know you're just one small part of an effort to clean up transportation, seeing an 18-wheeler pumping... read more November 13, 2013 by 


 
Via Motors' X-Truck

Via Motors Latest To Try Electric Vehicle-To-Home Backup Power Tech

Japanese companies have explored the concept of electric vehicles powering houses for some time, but with events like last year's Hurricane Sandy fresh in peoples' minds... read more August 2, 2013 by  15


 
Cummins and Peterbilt 'SuperTruck'

Less-Polluting Clean Diesel Trucks Now 28 Percent Of All Diesels On the Road

Ever seen the Steven Spielberg film, Duel? The film, its plot about an unseen trucker terrorizing a hapless motorist, no doubt conjures a few preconceptions about truckers... read more June 25, 2013 by  2


 
Cummins and Peterbilt 'SuperTruck'

How To Make A Semi Much More Efficient: Cummins 'SuperTruck'

Consider this: The average semi truck is actually quite economical. No, really. A typical long-haul truck averages between 5.5 and 6.5 mpg. But it's also really, really... read more March 25, 2013 by  18


 
2013 Ford F-150 Lariat

Texans Still Love Trucks, But Hybrid Sales Are Growing

Texans really like their trucks. It's one of life's constants--the sun will always rise, politicians will always lie, Texans will always buy trucks. That doesn't mean Texan... read more March 14, 2013 by  3


 
Ford Atlas Concept revealed at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Next Ford F-150: Advanced Materials Likely, Hybrid Powertrain Possible

The new Atlas Concept that Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] unveiled at Detroit this past week revealed several interesting technologies that altogether could save fuel (active... read more January 19, 2013 by  4


 
Via Motors XTRUX 800-hp electric pickup live photos, 2013 Detroit Auto Show

VIA Motors XTRUX Electric Truck: 2013 Detroit Auto Show Live Photos

What does an 800 horsepower electric truck look like? Just that little bit meaner than any other production truck, as it turns out--if Via Motors' XTRUX electric truck is... read more January 16, 2013 by  2


 
Via Motors extended-range electric truck conversion launch, 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Bob Lutz Previews New Via Motors Electric Trucks: Detroit Auto Show

The 2013 Detroit Auto Show is fast approaching, and details of new models are bombarding us from all angles. Among the more interesting vehicles set to hit the show floor... read more January 10, 2013 by  10


 
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Official: GM Quietly Drops Hybrid Pickups; Are SUVs Next?

GM's full-size hybrid pickups, the Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid and GMC Sierra Hybrid, for much of the time they've been on sale, have offered the highest gas mileage of any... read more December 18, 2012 by  1


 
Siemens eHighway Truck

Meet LA’s Hybrid Trolley Truck: Part Trolley Bus, Part Big-Rig

It’s no secret that Los Angeles has some of the worst air pollution of any city in the U.S., especially around its ports, where long lines of trucks wait idling to fill... read more May 16, 2012 by  3


 
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