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Science behind how tires make sound could improve fuel economy

Wayne Grayson - Apr 14, 2014

Science behind how tires make sound could improve fuel economy

.Yokohama has announced that through work with the Japanese equivalent of NASA, the company for the first time has an understanding of how tires make sound. The company sent a team of researchers to work with those at the Japan Aerospace ...

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10 ways to boost your pickup’s fuel economy

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 02, 2013

10 ways to boost your pickup’s fuel economy

Our sister site Equipment World has shared 10 tips for improving the fuel economy of a pickup truck. Whether you use your pickup for the job, family or leisure, it’s always nice to find ways to reduce operating costs and save ...

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Terex adds TW85 and TW110 wheeled excavators to North American market

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 14, 2013

Terex adds TW85 and TW110 wheeled excavators to North American market

Terex has made its TW85 and TW110 wheeled excavators available in North America, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The 101-horsepower TW85 has and operating weight of 18,519 pounds and a bucket capacity ranging from 3.1- to ...

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2014 Ram 1500 to offer EcoDiesel option

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 04, 2013

2014 Ram 1500 to offer EcoDiesel option

Ram will begin sales of its 2014 Ram 1500 in the fourth quarter of this year, with features like a diesel option and “best-in-class” fuel economy, according to our sister site, Equipment World. The half-ton pickup, which offers a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel ...

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Highway Trust Fund $365.5 billion in debt by 2036 – AED report

John Latta - Feb 22, 2013

Highway Trust Fund $365.5 billion in debt by 2036 – AED report

Highway Trust Fund (HTF) shortfall will be in the coming decades. The report, conducted for the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) by William and Mary University's Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy, forecasts that over the next 23 years the Highway Trust ...

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Intermat Overview

Better Roads Staff - Jun 09, 2012

Intermat Overview

Tier 4 Final intros headline Intermat Tier 4 Final engines and transmissions with claims of double-digit leaps in fuel economy headlined Intermat, which took place in Paris, France, April 16-21. Selective Catalytic Reduction, or SCR, is the front runner in Tier ...

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EPA, DOT set federal standards on fuel economy, greenhouse gas emissions for cars, light trucks

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 07, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have jointly established new federal rules that set the first-ever national greenhouse gas emissions standards and will significantly increase the fuel economy of all new passenger cars ...

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