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Mahle Develops Lead-Free Diesel Engine Bearings

Mahle Engine Components has developed a lead-free bearing system for heavy-duty truck engines, engineered with polymeric coatings for better wear resistance to help engine manufacturers deal with new low-viscosity engine oils.

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GHG Phase 2 Rule Published

The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have officially published the Phase 2 greenhouse gas/ fuel efficiency rule for commercial vehicles in the Federal Register.


Diesel Prices Taper Off After Surge

After two straight weeks of price increases, diesel prices have tapered off with a slight decline last week, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.

DSNY’s dyno-equipped evaluation facility in Queens, N.Y., proved the engine stop-start system’s concept was sound, and it’s saving substantial fuel in real operations.  Photos: Effenco


Engine Stop-Start System Saves Fuel for New York's Trash Trucks

New York City’s Department of Sanitation has been testing an engine stop-start system with impressive fuel savings.

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Revised CARB Plan Includes $150 Million For Heavy Duty Vehicles

CARB recently approved a revised $363 million funding plan that includes $150 million for heavy-duty vehicles and off-road equipment, aimed at putting more clean vehicles in disadvantaged communities.


Terex HyPower IM Reduces Fuel Usage and Emissions

The Terex HyPower IM is an idle mitigation and cab comfort solution that can help fleets meet green initiatives by reducing emissions and fuel usage.


Diesel Prices Rise by More than 3 Cents

For the second straight week, the price of diesel fuel has increased after staying relatively flat for nearly two months, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.


ATRI Survey Examines How Fleets are Saving Fuel

ATRI has conducted a survey of nearly 100 fleet managers and representing over 114,500 trucks to examine fuel economy and fuel usage among fleets of different sizes and needs.

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Cummins Starts Production of ISL G Natural Gas Engine

Orders are being processed and production has started for Cummins Westport’s ISL G Near Zero NOx natural gas engine, the company announced.

Photo of E-Gen step van courtesy of Workhorse Group.


BMW's Hybrid Tech to Power Workhorse Delivery Trucks

BMW has signed a multiple-year supply agreement to integrate its i3 range extender (REx) units into the Workhorse step van to extend the range of the Class 3-5 delivery vehicles.



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