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Drivers Say Fuel Economy Better Than EPA Ratings; Discrepancies Matter, Though
June 24, 2015 // The Washington Post

In the end, the measured fuel economy matched EPA ratings, leading AAA to conclude that "driving behavior, vehicle condition, driving environment, and terrain" were the primary reasons for the discrepancies. Certain types of vehicles also proved more l. . .  read more

Truck emissions rule won’t help natural gas vehicles
June 23, 2015 // Politico

Because of the advances in diesel fuel technology in recent years, gas has been losing its edge under the hood. “This new generation of diesel engines is closing whatever gap there is with natural gas,” said Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the D. . .  read more

EPA Moves to Slash Truck Emissions
June 19, 2015 // US News and World Report

“Today’s new generation of clean diesel technology offers better fuel economy and better performance that translates into greater savings for truckers – and cleaner air for all Americans,” Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum. . .  read more

Trucks Powered by Natural Gas: Help or Hindrance to Emissions-Reduction Efforts?
May 20, 2015 // The Wall Street Journal

The study—published this week in “Environmental Science & Technology” and conducted by researchers with nonprofit advocacy group the Environmental Defense Fund—found that shifting to natural gas from diesel in the nation’s trucking sector “leads to damage. . .  read more

Meet the Country’s First Self-Driving Semi Truck
May 6, 2015 // Time Magazine

Daimler Trucks North America has unveiled the first self-driving commercial truck licensed to drive on U.S. public highways. The Freightliner Inspiration Truck allows drivers to cede full control of all critical functions when cruising down the highway. . .  read more