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North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

  • When will electric trucks enter production?

    January 14, 2020 4:44PM by John G. Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – Upstart electric truck manufacturers might be overly aggressive when announcing  production timelines — largely in a bid to secure venture capital. And it’s led to a lot of confusion for would-be buyers who want to know when

  • Fleets save big by adopting fuel-saving technologies

    January 7, 2020 9:58AM by Abdul Latheef

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Twenty-one major North American fleets saved more than $895 million in fuel costs in 2018 by increasing their adoption rate of fuel-saving technologies and practices, according to a study released this week. “The 21 fleets operating

  • Drivers chosen for fuel-efficiency roadshow

    September 10, 2019 1:32PM by Truck News

    NEW YORK, N.Y. — Ten drivers have been selected to participate in Run on Less Regional, a fuel-efficiency roadshow. It kicks off Oct. 7 at various locations and ends in Atlanta during the North American Commercial Vehicle Show Oct. 28–31.

  • NACFE turns 10

    February 8, 2019 10:31AM by Truck News

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. It aims to provide unbiased information to help North America’s truck fleets double their freight efficiency. The organization was formed in

  • Truck platoons coming, but hurdles remain

    May 31, 2018 11:17AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – Truck platooning technology is ready to be deployed, and legislation in the U.S. has been passed to allow it, but hurdles remain before it becomes widely adopted. That was the conclusion of a panel discussion on truck

  • Seven fleets to participate in Run on Less demonstration

    June 20, 2017 9:40AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Seven U.S. fleets have signed on to participate in the North American Council for Freight Efficiency’s (NACFE) first Run on Less demonstration. Each fleet is contributing a fuel-efficient truck and driver to be tracked for a three-week

  • Removing tractor aerodynamics can be costly: NACFE

    May 4, 2016 5:05PM by Truck News

    LONG BEACH, Calif. — Don’t mess with the OEM spec’. That’s the best advice for fleets looking to deploy fuel-efficient aerodynamic tractors, according to a new report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE). The organization concluded that

  • New website shares trucking efficiency data and best practices

    September 22, 2014 8:02AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wanting to see North American fleets double their efficiency, two organizations have teamed up to produce a website designed to help businesses meet that goal. bills itself as “the first comprehensive, free, publicly-accessible, and unbiased knowledge