Truck News

Alternative Energy

  • COMPETITION WATCH: TransForce to convert methane into electricity

    July 12, 2012 8:59AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — TransForce’s environmental services division has formed a partnership with Quebec-based Terreau Biogaz to convert methane to electricity from its Granby and Sainte-Cécile-de-Milton, Que. landfill sites. The…

  • Feature Sustainability

    Power to the people

    October 1, 2011 12:00AM by James Menzies

    BAKER CITY, Ore. – The idea of heating and cooling a truck cab and powering on-board devices such as fridges and TVs using everyday electrical power seems almost too obvious.

  • Product Sustainability

    Plug and stay

    March 1, 2011 12:00AM by John G. Smith

    TAMPA, Fla. – Truckers have traditionally relied on the power of diesel when running many of the creature comforts in today’s sleepers, but one US program hopes that a growing network of electrical outlets can silence the sounds of idling…