December 6, 2016 - Industry News
Final government forecasts for diesel, gasoline and oil prices before 2017 gets underway are in with two of the three calling for double-digit percentage hikes compared to this year.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, U.S. Department of Energy, Crude Oil Prices, Economy, Fuel Prices, Forecast
December 6, 2016 - Product News
Aerokits improve fuel economy on Swift’s tractors by a “solid 1.5%,” the procurement VP said. The payback comes in 24 to 26 months.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Aerodynamics, Swift Transportation, FlowBelow
December 2, 2016 - Industry News
A daycab version of Nikola Motor Co.’s hydrogen-electric heavy-duty tractor will probably be the first one to enter production, said the firm’s founder and CEO, Trevor Milton.
Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Day Cabs, Nikola Motor Company
December 2, 2016 - Global News
The mayors of Paris, Mexico City, Madrid, and Athens have pledged to ban diesel vehicles from their cities by 2025 in an effort to improve air quality.
Tags: Diesel Emissions, Elected Leaders, Air Pollution, Global
December 1, 2016 - Industry News
If enthusiasm ensures success, Nikola One, the fuel cell-electric long-haul tractor unveiled Thursday night in Salt Lake City, is a sure thing. It promises low maintenance and high fuel economy, but production is still a ways away.
Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Nikola Motor Company, Class 8
The day has finally arrived when Nikola Motor Company will unveil its electric Class 8 tractor tonight at a press event at the company's Salt Lake City headquarters.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Nikola Motor Company
Chevron Products Company rolled out an expanded line of Delo 400 heavy-duty diesel engine oils on Dec. 1, the same day that oils formulated to meet the new API CK-4 and FA-4 service categories became eligible to to be marketed and sold.
Tags: Chevron, Engine Oil, SAE, API
November 30, 2016 - Industry News
Fuel supplier Piedmont Natural Gas hopes to expand compressed natural gas adoption with lowered fuel prices and contracts with government and commercial fleets in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Tags: CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Piedmont Natural Gas
November 29, 2016 - Industry News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a 6% increase in the level of biofuels that producers must blend with gasoline and diesel in 2017 that falls significantly short of amount required by the Renewable Fuel Standard by 2022.
Tags: EPA, Biofuels, Regulations, Renewable Fuels Standard
AmeriPride Services has taken delivery of 21 Ford F-59 trucks powered by hybrid-electric powertrains for the company's uniform rental and linen supply delivery fleet.
Tags: XL Hybrids, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Ford F-59, AmeriPride
November 28, 2016 - Industry News
The average price of diesel fuel in the U.S. was nearly flat during the week of Thanksgiving, according to the latest numbers from the EIA.
Tags: Gas Prices, Diesel Prices, Crude Oil Prices
November 22, 2016 - Industry News
Toyota is exploring using hydrogen fuel cell technology in heavy-duty vehicles to create a zero emissions solution for the commercial trucking industry.
Tags: Toyota, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Nikola Motor Company
The American Petroleum Institute's new diesel engine oil-service categories, API CK-4 and FA-4, will begin appearing in the marketplace on Dec. 1.
Tags: Oil, American Petroleum Institute, Diesel Engine Oil, CK-4, FA-4
November 21, 2016 - Industry News
The price of diesel fuel dropped by around two cents last week, the second straight week with declines of over a cent, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
General Motors is expanding its lineup of heavy-duty pickups and vans fueled by compressed natural gas and propane autogas for the 2017 and 2018 model years, which will bring its alternative fuel lineup to more than 25 vehicles.
Tags: Chevrolet Silverado, General Motors, Chevrolet SIlverado HD, Chevrolet Low Cab Forward, Alternative Fuels
November 15, 2016 - Industry News
Peloton Technology announced its participation in the Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles program, or Nextcar, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, U.S. DOT, Truck Platooning, Peloton Technology
November 14, 2016 - Industry News
The price of diesel fuel in the U.S. fell by nearly 3 cents last week after staying essentially flat for over a month, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
Heavy Duty Trucking magazine has announced its Top 50 Green Fleets for 2016, trucking companies that are leading the industry in the adoption of green, sustainable practices, policies, and technologies.
Tags: Sustainability, Green Fleets, Alternative Fuels, Awards, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, Top 50 Green Fleets
November 10, 2016 - Industry News
BYD and Wayne Engineering announced the launch of an all-new, fully electric refuse truck that has a range of 100 miles.
Tags: BYD, Refuse Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Wayne Engineering, Electric Refuse Trucks
Dana Incorporated has introduced the Spicer Electrified portfolio of fully integrated motor, control, and e-drive technologies designed to advance electric propulsion systems.
Tags: Axles, Dana Incorporated, Battery-Electric Vehicles
US Foods and compressed natural gas fueling solutions company ampCNG have announced a fueling and station agreement to build a public-access fueling station in Buda, Texas to serve US Foods.
Tags: CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, ampCNG, Natural Gas Vehicles
November 9, 2016 - Press Release
Orange EV, a manufacturer of pure electric heavy-duty trucks, announced that fleets in the state of New York can now save up to $150,000 per T-Series pure electric terminal truck.
Tags: Grant Funding, Orange EV, Electric Terminal Trucks
November 9, 2016 - Industry News
The global compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) market is expected to grow by more than 10% a year over the next six years due to the increase in population and urbanization, a growing demand for passenger and commercial vehicles, and stringent emission control regulations, according to a new forecast.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, CNG, Regulations, Forecast
November 8, 2016 - Industry News
Workhorse Group Inc. hopes to begin production in 2018 on a plug-in hybrid light-duty pickup truck that the company says is designed for fleet usage.
Tags: Workhorse, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Large Pickups, Duke Energy, City of Orlando, Workhorse W-15
November 7, 2016 - Industry News
The U.S. Department of Transportation is establishing a network of 55 alternative fueling and charging corridors for electric, natural gas, hydrogen, and propane fuel vehicles.
Tags: Infrastructure, Fueling Station, Alternative Fuels, FHWA, Electric Vehicles
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