Fuel Smarts

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September 30, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Responds to Public Citizen Filing on Hours of Service

The American Trucking Associations said Friday that Public Citizen continues to disregard the important safety advantages of the commercial drivers' hours of service (HOS) regulations that it has attacked in the courts

September 20, 2007 - Industry News

Shippers, Law Enforcement Back ATA on Stay of HOS Rules

In five separate filings, law enforcement, shipping and trucking interests have come forward to support ATA's request that the effect of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit's hours of service (HOS) decision be stayed

September 20, 2007 - Industry News

ExxonMobil, Allison Release New Synthetic Transmission Fluid

ExxonMobil and Allison Transmission have teamed up to release a new synthetic transmission fluid that meets the demanding requirements of the TES-295 certification. Branded Mobil Delvac Synthetic ATF

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 11, 2007 - Industry News

Senate Votes to Block Cross-border Trucking Program

The U.S. Senate voted late Tuesday to block funding for a test program to allow Mexican long-haul trucks to operate in the United States under the North American Free Trade Agreement

September 10, 2007 - Industry News

OOIDA Seeks Hearing on Segments of HOS Ruling

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has filed a petition requesting the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to reconsider its opinion on certain hours of service rules. OOIDA asked the court to rehea

September 7, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Seeks Eight-month Delay in HOS Changes

Citing the potential for "serious disruption to trucking operations," the American Trucking Associations has submitted a motion asking the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circui

September 6, 2007 - Industry News

Penray Enhances Winter BioDiesel Fuel Treatment

Penray has enhanced its Winter Blend BioDiesel Fuel Treatment, designed for treating large storage tanks. The new formula works in everything from BioDiesel B2 to BioDiesel B20. "We're pleased to announc

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 4, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Petitions on Two Fronts to Retain HOS Regs

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

Volvo Produces 7 Demo Trucks - Sans Carbon Dioxide

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

New Web Site for Delo Brand of Engine Oils

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

Texaco Syn-Star GL 75W-90 Offers Extended Drains

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.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 20, 2007 - Industry News

Penray Reformulates its Winter BioDiesel Fuel Treatment

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

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 15, 2007 - Industry News

NextDiesel Biodiesel Facility Opens in Michigan

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,

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 10, 2007 - Industry News

PEI Seeks Comments on Storage Tank RP

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

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 3, 2007 - Industry News

Polaris Labs Provides Fluid Analysis for Terex

Terex Roadbuilding and Polaris Laboratories announced this month the implementation of the equipment manufacturer's new managed maintenance fluid analysis program.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 2, 2007 - Industry News

ATA to DOT: Push for Stay on Hours of Service Ruling

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

Tests Show Roadranger Lubes Improve Fuel Efficiency

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

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 24, 2007 - Industry News

ATA to Challenge Court's Revision to HOS Rules

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

July 24, 2007 - Industry News

ATA to Challenge Court's Revision to HOS Rules

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

QMI Fuel Treatment for Gas and Diesel Engines

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

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 20, 2007 - Industry News

Highway Watch Seeks Armed Suspect at Iowa, Missouri Truckstops

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

Trucking Groups Urge Government Backing for APUs

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

Hot Fuel Web Site Launched to Educate Consumers

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"

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July 5, 2007 - Industry News

California Takes Over Federal OKs for Transportation Projects

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

July 5, 2007 - Industry News

Chevron Offers Back Issues of Lubrication Magazine

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

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