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Stemco and Ridge Settle Patent Infringement Dispute

Stemco and Ridge have entered into a settlement and patent license agreement, dismissing Stemco’s patent infringement suit against Ridge’s GreenTail aerodynamic device.

Photo: QuickQ

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Quick Fuel Supports QuickQ Cardless Payment System

Fuel services provider Quick Fuel will be using QuickQ’s Fuel Purchase System to streamline the fueling process at more than 50 automated fueling locations in the U.S.

Photo via Denso Heavy Duty

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Denso Supplies Diesel Aftertreatment Components to Hino

Denso has entered into an agreement with Hino Trucks to supply all-makes diesel aftertreatment products, including DPFs, to Hino dealers.

Image: Fleet Advantage

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Fleet Advantage Launches Quarterly “All-In Costs” Index

Fleet Advantage has released its inaugural quarterly index resource “designed to compare all-in costs of older model year Class 8 trucks and calculate the savings of new model replacements.”

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Diesel Prices Up, Oil Production Could Increase

The price of diesel fuel increased for the third week in a row, hitting an average price of $2.198 per gallon.

Suppliers are finding ways to hold more CNG in on-board tanks, making it viable for trucks to accomplish longer highway runs. Photos: Tom Berg

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What You Should Know About Today's CNG Fuel Systems

Natural-gas-powered truck sales have leveled off since the drop in diesel prices, but fleets already using the fuel continue to buy them, especially CNG. What are some of the basics involved in the latest CNG tanks and fuel systems?

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Georgia County Opens Second CNG Station

The DeKalb County (Ga.) Sanitation Division has opened its second county-owned public compressed natural gas (CNG) station.

Chart courtesy of EPA.

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Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Extension Introduced

U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) has introduced a bill to extend the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) through 2021 to continue to provide EPA grants to reduce diesel emissions.

Pictured here is a heavy-duty truck equipped with LCL’s trailer nose and side fairings, which improve the vehicle’s aerodynamic performance, thereby, helping to lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Image via Wabco

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Wabco Acquisition Brings Aerodynamic Devices to North America

Wabco has acquired Laydon Composites, a manufacturer of aerodynamic devices for heavy-duty trucks and trailers based in Ontario, Canada.

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Fuel Prices Up, Crude Oil Production Unlikely to Drop

The price of diesel fuel rose last week for the second straight week, but uncertainty in the crude oil market could curb the increases.

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