April 28, 2016 - Industry News
Stemco and Ridge have entered into a settlement and patent license agreement, dismissing Stemco’s patent infringement suit against Ridge’s GreenTail aerodynamic device.
Tags: Lawsuits, Patents, ATDynamics, Stemco, TrailerTail, Ridge Corp.
April 28, 2016 - Product News
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.
Tags: Fueling Station, Quick Fuel, Electronic Payments
April 27, 2016 - Industry News
Denso has entered into an agreement with Hino Trucks to supply all-makes diesel aftertreatment products, including DPFs, to Hino dealers.
Tags: Hino Trucks, DPF, Denso, Suppliers
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.”
Tags: Fuel Savings, Fleet Advantage, Emissions Reduction, Fleet Costs, Leasing
April 25, 2016 - Industry News
The price of diesel fuel increased for the third week in a row, hitting an average price of $2.198 per gallon.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Crude Oil Prices
April 22, 2016 - Industry News
The DeKalb County (Ga.) Sanitation Division has opened its second county-owned public compressed natural gas (CNG) station.
Tags: DeKalb County, CNG Fueling Stations, Refuse Trucks, CNG
April 21, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Diesel Emissions, EPA, Diesel Technology Forum, Federal Grants, Legislation
April 19, 2016 - Industry News
Wabco has acquired Laydon Composites, a manufacturer of aerodynamic devices for heavy-duty trucks and trailers based in Ontario, Canada.
Tags: Aerodynamics, Wabco, Mergers & Acquisitions
April 18, 2016 - Industry News
The price of diesel fuel rose last week for the second straight week, but uncertainty in the crude oil market could curb the increases.
Tags: Gas Prices, Diesel Prices, Crude Oil Prices
April 18, 2016 - Product News
XL Hybrids, Inc. has introduced XL Link, a cloud-based data analytics system that measures key performance indicators, including MPG performance, and reports carbon dioxide emissions reductions in fleet gasoline-electric hybrids.
Tags: XL Hybrids, Analytics, Cloud-Based Technology, Mobile Apps, big data
April 15, 2016 - Industry News
Retail sales of U.S. and Canadian natural-gas powered Class 8 trucks improved modestly in February after getting off to a slow start in 2016, says ACT Research.
Tags: ACT Research, Natural Gas Vehicles
SoCalGas has opened its 15th public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) station in western Riverside County, Calif., the utility has announced.
Tags: SoCalGas, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
April 14, 2016 - Industry News
FlowBelow it's its first major deal with a Canadian carrier; says snow and ice proved not to be a problem when using the devices in winter.
Tags: FlowBelow, Aerodynamics, Canada, Truck World
MISSISSAUGA, ON – Yves Provencher, manager of PIT Group by FP Innovations, is a clear believer in testing new vehicle technologies. But every test model has strengths and weaknesses, he told the audience at the inaugural Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit Wednesday.
Tags: Canada, Vehicle Testing, Aerodynamics, PIT, Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit
April 13, 2016 - Industry News
Freedom CNG has opened a compressed natural gas fueling station located between Midland and Odessa, Texas, serving the Permian Basin.
Tags: CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
April 12, 2016 - Industry News
A new fuel price forecast from the U.S. Energy Department shows little change from expectations a month ago for the price of diesel, but the outlook for gasoline has moved a little higher.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Oil Prices, Economy, Forecast, U.S. Department of Energy
April 11, 2016 - Industry News
A decline in the price of diesel fuel was not meant to last, as prices once again increased only a week after the first drop in a month and a half.
April 7, 2016 - Industry News
Cummins has been awarded a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.
Tags: Cummins, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Paccar, Class 6
Volvo, Daimler Trucks, DAF Trucks, Iveco, MAN Truck & Bus and Scania all participated in the challenge, driving platooned convoys thousands of miles across multiple borders in countries that included Sweden, Germany and Belgium.
Tags: European Union, Global, Truck Platooning, Autonomous Vehicles
April 6, 2016 - Industry News
The system meets a demand for heavier chassis for autogas-fueled bobtail applications, cylinder delivery trucks, and larger tank setters and box trucks.
Tags: Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford, Alternative Fuels, Ford F-750
CleanFUEL USA, a manufacturer of alternative fuel equipment for propane autogas, announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to seek the restructure of its debts.
Tags: CleanFUEL USA, Propane Autogas, Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Texas
April 5, 2016 - Industry News
Matthew Godlewski, president of NGVAmerica, asked Oklahoma legislators not to pass a bill that would cut a number of tax incentives for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) and fueling stations.
Tags: NGVAmerica, Natural Gas Vehicles, Oklahoma, CNG Fueling Stations
With diesel prices hovering around $2 per gallon, a near 50% drop since mid-2014, the idle-reduction industry has faced a challenging economic environment, causing IdleAir to streamline its services.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Idle Reduction, IdleAir, MATS
April 4, 2016 - Industry News
The average price of diesel fuel finally fell last week, breaking a streak of steady increases that started in late February when the price of oil began to rally.
April 1, 2016 - Industry News
Fresh from setting a record for the fastest recorded alternative fuel conversion to propane autogas in 1:32:25, the F-150 will embark on 5,500 mile 12-city “Alliance AutoGas Coast-to-Coast Clean Air Ride."
Tags: Ford F-150, Alliance AutoGas, Alternative Fuels, Ford, Bi-Fuel Conversions
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