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    Official: SuperTruck program claws out huge fuel efficiency gains for semi trucks
    10.7 MPG doesn't sound like a lot, but 5.8 MPG used to be standard 1402496040

    Think 10 miles per gallon, and your mind may harken back to muscle cars along the line of the General Lee from The Dukes of Hazzard. Apply that figure to a semi-truck, though, and we're talking actual fuel-efficiency gains. That's what the four-year-old SuperTruck program shot for, and two of its ...

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    Study: Obama's call for greener trucks could save every household $250 annually
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    In his State Of The Union speech last week, President Obama made mention of higher fuel economy standards for big trucks. We all know (or should, at least), that picking up the low-mpg stragglers in our vehicle fleet is where we can make big efficiency gains, but what would greener trucks mean ...

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    Report: Navistar may switch emissions-treatment method
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    Navistar International's not beating 'em, so it looks like it's going to join 'em. The truckmaker, which has been pushing its exhaust-gas recirculation process as a cheaper, simpler emissions-treatment method than the selective catalytic reduction method used by its competitors, will likely ...

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    Official: Mercedes creates "aero trailer" concept to improve big rig fuel efficiency
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    Every time you drive by a semi and feel your car get pushed away from the rig, it reinforces the reality that tractor trailers punch a big, ragged hole in the air around them. It takes a lot of power to force those big boxes through the wind, and Mercedes-Benz is working to please both fleet ...

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    Report suggests fuel tax better than higher mpg standards for heavy duty vehicles
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    Passenger cars and light-duty trucks will be subjected to stringent new emission standards in the near future. Heavy-duty vehicles are not being left out of the mix and will have their own regulations intended to slowly lead to cleaner vehicles delivering goods across the nation. That's a good ...

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    Beer and Biofuel finally come together to great effect
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    Ray Holan is an accomplished auto mechanic, biofuel advocate, author of the book Sliding Home: A Complete Guide to Driving Your Diesel on Straight Vegetable Oil and regular feature contributor to AutoblogGreen. Compared to a VW Jetta TDI, this truck's a monster.One look at the Great Lakes Brewing ...

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