September 4, 2007 - Industry News
Citing the potential for "widespread disruption in the industry and the supply chain," and a decrease in safety, the American Trucking Associations is fighting on two fronts to retain the current hours of service regulations.
August 29, 2007 - Industry News
The Volvo Group has produced seven demonstration trucks that can all be driven without emitting any environmentally harmful carbon dioxide. These trucks were exhibited recently in Stockholm and are equipped with diesel engines that have been modified to operate on seven different types of renewable liquid and gaseous fuels.
Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Volvo, Global
August 28, 2007 - Industry News
Chevron Products Co. has delivered a dynamic new web site for its Delo brand of advanced-technology engine oils, lubricants and coolants. The new site offers Delo customers one of the leading online business tools in the lubricants market.
Tags: Fuel and Oil
August 23, 2007 - Industry News
Chevron Products Co. has introduced a new Texaco Syn-Star GL SAE 75W-90 designed to meet Revision C of Dana Corp.'s (Spicer Axle Division) SHAES 256 specification, which went into effect in the second quarter of 2007.
August 20, 2007 - Industry News
Penray has reformulated its Winter Pow-R Plus BioDiesel fuel treatment with additives to help improve cetane, lubricity and fuel economy, as well as reduce emissions.
"BioDiesel is here and Penray's new Winter Pow-R Plu
August 15, 2007 - Industry News
Biofuel Industries Group LLC, a privately owned holding company that provides resources and strategic direction to its alternative energy affiliates, announced the official opening of the NextDiesel biodiesel facility,
August 10, 2007 - Industry News
The comment period is now open for the Petroleum Equipment Institute's latest draft, called the Recommended Practices for the Inspection and Maintenance of Underground Storage Tank Systems.
This latest Recommended Practices draft was produce
August 3, 2007 - Industry News
Terex Roadbuilding and Polaris Laboratories announced this month the implementation of the equipment manufacturer's new managed maintenance fluid analysis program.
August 2, 2007 - Industry News
ATA President and CEO Bill Graves asked Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters Wednesday to push for a stay of the Court of Appeals ruling on hours of service (HOS) regulations, stating there was "no compelling safety reason"
July 30, 2007 - Industry News
Roadranger has released the results of fuel economy tests that it says show a fuel savings of more than 1 percent with use of the newest generation of Roadranger Synthetic Lubricants for transmissions and axles. The tests, whic
July 24, 2007 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations Tuesday said it will seek a stay from the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to keep the current rules governing truck drivers' work and rest periods in plac
The American Trucking Associations today said it will seek a stay from the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to keep the current rules governing truck drivers' work and rest periods in plac
July 23, 2007 - Industry News
Water contamination in fuel has always been a problem with both industrial and transportation fleets. In today's engines, with some injector tolerances of 3-5 microns, it has become acute.
Further, the new ultra low sulfur diesel is responsibl
July 20, 2007 - Industry News
Highway Watch has issued a formal Be On the Lookout (BOLO) requesting assistance from members of the trucking and law enforcement community to assist in finding a man suspected of sexual assault/abuse of a minor child.
July 17, 2007 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) urged state governments in the United States and provincial governments in Canada to revise their fuel tax systems to encourage trucker
July 15, 2007 - Industry News
Did you know you might not be getting your money's worth at the fuel pump? At warmer temperatures, diesel and gasoline expands, decreasing the amount of energy (Btu) per gallon purchased. The "Turn Down Hot Fuel"
July 5, 2007 - Industry News
California this month became the first of five eligible states under the new federal SAFETEA-LU transportation bill to participate in a pilot program allowing Caltrans to take over the lead from the Federal Highway Administratio
Chevron's Lubricants University, an online training resource offering information on technologies and trends in the lubrication and maintenance industry, has announced that archived issues of Lubrication magazine are now available
July 3, 2007 - Industry News
Ontario Transportation Minister Donna Cansfield said the Government of Ontario will introduce legislation after this fall's provincial election to adopt a proposal put forward by the Ontario Trucking Association almost two years ago
Connecticut's legislature adjourned its special session last week, but not before changing the rates of the state taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel effective July 1.
June 21, 2007 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations Chairman Ray Kuntz testified before the House Veteran's Affairs Subcommittee late last week on economic opportunity in support of expanded educational benefits for veterans
June 20, 2007 - Industry News
Organizations representing highway and truck safety groups, labor and independent truck drivers joined members of Congress Wednesday, accusing the Bush administration of ignoring federal safety laws concerning a pilot progra
June 19, 2007 - Industry News
Safeway Inc., a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America, has announced that it will begin accepting the Wright Express card for fuel purchases at the pump.
June 1, 2007 - Industry News
ConocoPhillips Co. has announced that 76 Super Diesel synthetic blend motor oil has been upgraded to API CJ-4 quality. 76 Super Diesel is specially developed for use in diesel engines
May 31, 2007 - Industry News
Starting today, the nation's refineries begin producing low sulfur diesel fuel for use in off-road equipment. The new fuel will then wind its way through the distribution system, so that by Dec. 1, farming, construction
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