Posts Tagged ‘Fuel Economy’

Ford’s next F-150 nearly a half ton lighter

Posted on: March 10th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Earlier this year, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) served as the location for the debut of Ford’s newest F-150 pickup, set to go [...]


Industry shouldn’t endorse more fuel regs

Posted on: February 25th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Allies or Adversaries? Perhaps the most important element to winning, or just surviving, a battle is to first recognize that the battle exists. For far [...]


Magical Thinking

Posted on: February 21st, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Calls for additional fuel economy regs not practical In yet another example of bypassing the legislative branch, earlier this week the President ordered his administration [...]


Top Reasons to Ditch Renewable Fuels

Posted on: August 16th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The recent extension of the deadline to meet renewable fuel quotas for 2013 was a step in the right direction, but why not eliminate quotas [...]


F-150 makes CNG switch

Posted on: August 12th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

While there has been a lot said lately about using natural gas to power medium and heavy trucks, the natural gas news isn’t limited solely [...]


The Diesels Are Coming

Posted on: July 8th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

While diesels are required equipment in heavy Class 8 trucks and a popular choice at the smaller end of the spectrum in Class 2-3 pickups, [...]


Fuel Economy Regulations, Necessary or Nonsense?

Posted on: April 23rd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Back in the Eighties, when diesel was barely over $1/gallon, my drivers kept track of their fuel economy in a bound ledger book, at every [...]