May 2, 2016 - Industry News
Fred Meyer Stores announced an agreement with Clean Energy calling for up to 500,000 gallons of Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) fuel for its fleet of 40 LNG trucks based out of its Clackamas, Ore., distribution center.
Tags: Fred Meyer, Clean Energy, RNG, Grocery Fleets
Clean Energy Fuels Corp., will provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Hawaii Gas, the State of Hawaii’s only franchised gas utility.
Tags: Utility Fleets, Clean Energy, Hawaii Gas, LNG
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
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