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March 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

High-tech Savings at the Fuel Island

By Jim Beach

Truckstop operators have always used technology to meet customer needs and remain competitive. From relatively low-tech devices such as pay phones and fax machines to high-tech services such as wireless Internet access, shore power connections and smart phone apps, truckstops remain places drivers can connect — with both the office and home.

Tags: Comdata, Technology, telogis, NexTraq, Z-Con, Truckstops, Diesel, Fuel and Oil

January 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Seven Steps to Make Sure Your Diesel Fuel and More are Ready for Winter

By Glen Sokolis, Contributor

Weather forecasters are predicting not only one of the coldest, but the snowiest winters in the last five years. Here are a few simple tips to help maintain your equipment and fuel tanks

Tags: Maintenance, Diesel, Winter

December 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Diesel Fuel and More are Ready for Winter

By Glen Sokolis, Contributor

Weather forecasters are predicting not only one of the coldest, but the snowiest winters in the last five years. Here are a few simple tips to help maintain your equipment and fuel tanks

Tags: More Maintenance, Diesel, Winter

October 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

Test Drive: Mack's SuperEconodyne Can Lug Down Low for Fuel Savings

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Cruising down the Interstate, you glance at the tachometer and gasp as you see the needle hovering at under 1,200 rpm. Yet the engine isn't vibrating or straining, and the rig continues to move steadily forward

Tags: Test Drive, Mack, Diesel

September 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

Hedging Your Fuel Future

By Deborah Whistler, Editor

Late summer's sharp declines in wholesale diesel prices are likely just short - term relief.

Tags: Diesel, OPIS, Diesel Prices

May 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Volvo Evaluating Range Of Renewable Fuels

By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor

Volvo has committed to a long-term program of evaluating seven renewable fuels made through five processes from nine feedstocks.

Tags: Volvo, Diesel, Renewable Fuel, Greenhouse Gas Emissions

August 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

New Oils For '07 Engines

By Jim Winsor, Executive Editor

'07 diesels are almost here. Is your fleet going to stock two oil specs – one for older engines?

Tags: Diesel, Fleet Management

May 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Hybrid Reefer Offers Big Savings

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

A revolutionary truck refrigeration unit offers hybrid fuel economies and major maintenance savings.

Tags: Diesel, Reefer

February 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

Driving Volvo's VT800

By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor

It's made for hauling heavy loads in contemporary style and comfort.

Tags: Volvo, Diesel, Heavy Haul

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