Keep On Trucking

Bohi, Heidi
July 2008
Alaska Business Monthly;Jul2008, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p142
The article focuses on the efforts of the trucking industry and associations in Alaska in dealing with the increasing fuel price. To deal with price increases, trucking companies are lowering speeds, idling less or using auxiliary power units when needed. Medium-duty hybrid trucks used for local deliveries have been introduced by Kenworth in the market. The industry is also shifting to ultra-low-sulfur fuel to support the next generation of diesel engines, which are geared to lessen emissions.


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