Green issues / Sustainability

Green issues / Sustainability

News & Analysis

29 Jan 2015
Surpassing 30 million total miles, the natural gas trucks operated by Ryder System and its customers demonstrate the efficacy of natural gas as a vehicle fuel.

Commentary

You may not have watched the 2014 State of the Union address by President Obama and, if you did, you may have missed his announcement that he would be introducing new fuel efficiency standards for trucks in the coming months. (It came around 35 minutes in.) The announcement was indicative of the significant changes that should be, can be and already are being made to the fuel efficiency, and hence emissions levels, of freight trucks in the U.S.