February 22, 2016 - Industry News
For the first time this year, the average price of diesel fuel increased slightly, driven by a rebound in crude oil prices on the stock market.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Crude Oil Prices
February 19, 2016 - Industry News
U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) proposed 2017 budget would sharply cut funding to the Clean Cities program and add new funding to an initiative seeking to improve the fuel efficiency of Class 7 and Class 8 trucks.
Tags: Clean Cities, U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Grants, SuperTruck, Class 7
February 17, 2016 - Industry News
The average price of on-highway diesel fuel fell below $2 for the first time since Feb. 14, 2005. Diesel prices came close to that mark in 2009 but never fell below it.
February 16, 2016 - Industry News
Uniform and linen supply company Ameripride Services will replace 20% of its fleet at one branch with electric delivery trucks equipped with Motiv Power Systems all-electric powertrains.
Tags: Motiv Power Systems, Powertrains, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Step Vans
February 12, 2016 - Industry News
Business analytics and insight company IHS has signed an agreement to acquire Oil Price Information Service, a pricing reporting agency that serves the oil, natural gas and biofuels industries.
Tags: Oil Analysis, Mergers & Acquisitions, IHS Automotive, Petroleum, Alternative Fuels
February 10, 2016 - Industry News
The Department of Energy is providing funding for a $1.25-million collaborative project between Bridgestone Americas and global coatings company PPG that will focus on improving the fuel efficiency of truck and bus radial tires
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Bridgestone, Tires, PPG Industries, U.S. Department of Energy
Sales of Clean Energy Fuel’s Redeem renewable natural gas more than doubled to 50 million gasoline gallon equivalents in 2015.
Tags: Renewable Fuel, Biomethane, Clean Energy Fuels
February 9, 2016 - Industry News
Fleets in six New York counties around Rochester are eligible for $1 million in federal grants to purchase or convert their vehicles to operate on alternative fuels, the Genesee Region Clean Communities has announced.
Tags: Federal Grants, CMAQ Improvement Program, Alternative Fuels
The former president of travel plaza chain Pilot Flying J has been indicted, along with seven other former employees, on federal charges related to an alleged fuel-rebate scheme.
Tags: Pilot Flying J, Fraud
February 8, 2016 - Industry News
The average price of a gallon of diesel fuel fell last week to a level that is 82 cents cheaper than a year ago.
Tags: Gas Prices, Diesel Prices, Crude Oil Prices
February 3, 2016 - Industry News
Fleets in Colorado can now apply for funding to pay for the incremental cost of alternative-fuel vehicles (AFVs). Public fleets can receive between $7,000 and $35,000 for each vehicle.
Tags: Grant Funding, State Grants, Colorado
February 2, 2016 - Product News
Eaton has expanded coverage of its Fuller Advantage series of automated overdrive transmissions to include use in vocational applications, offering features that improve vehicle control and other capabilities.
Tags: Eaton, Automated Transmissions, Automated Manual Transmissions, Transmissions, Vocational Trucks
February 2, 2016 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops has agreed to purchase compressed natural gas provider Trillium CNG in a deal that will add 37 public-access CNG locations to the truck stop company’s network.
Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions, Trillium CNG, Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops, Compressed Natural Gas, CNG Fueling Stations
February 1, 2016 - Industry News
The average price of diesel fuel continued to fall last week amidst reports that global crude oil production would not be cut to meet lower demand.
January 28, 2016 - Industry News
Truck fleets should seek test data on fuel-saving products so they can intelligently decide what to use in their own operations, says Determining Efficiency, the latest “confidence report” from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Vehicle Testing, Fuel Economy, NACFE
January 27, 2016 - Industry News
LAS VEGAS -- More than 150 part numbers have been added for heavy-duty Spicer AdvanTek 40-series tandem drive axles and Spicer Life Series SPL 350 driveshafts and universal joints.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Dana Holding Corp., Dana Spicer, Drivetrains, Downspeed
January 26, 2016 - Product News
The Double Coin RLB450 drive position tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology Program.
Tags: SmartWay, EPA, Double Coin, Tires, Low Rolling Resistance Tires
January 26, 2016 - Industry News
UK-based Ricardo Inc. says it will partner with the Gas Technology Institute to design the engines to emit fewer NOx emissions while powering medium-duty commercial vehicles.
Tags: California, NOx, diesel engine exhaust
January 25, 2016 - Industry News
Diesel fuel prices at the pump fell again last week as the consistently low price of oil on the stock market lowered energy costs.
January 22, 2016 - Industry News
With falling fuel prices, U.S. and Canadian natural gas Class 8 truck retail sales had a slower 2015 compared to the previous year.
Tags: Truck Sales, ACT Research, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG
January 21, 2016 - Industry News
Ford is adding auto stop-start as standard equipment on 2017 F-150 trucks powered by EcoBoost engines, the truck maker has announced.
Tags: Ford, Large Pickups, Stop-Start, 2017-MY, Ford F-150, Fuel Efficiency, Ford F-150 Raptor
January 20, 2016 - Industry News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified Westport Innovations' compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered 2016 Ford F-150 that the vehicle modifier will offer to fleets this summer, the company announced.
Tags: Westport, Ford F-150, Natural Gas Vehicles, Truck Equipment
January 19, 2016 - Industry News
Weekly average on-highway diesel and regular gasoline fuel prices saw significant drops last week, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
January 15, 2016 - Industry News
Since switching from biodiesel to renewable diesel, the Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) in Oregon has reduced its fleet greenhouse gas emissions as well as maintenance on its diesel vehicles.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Maintenance Costs, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Renewable Diesel, Alternative Fuels
January 14, 2016 - Industry News
BMC, an Atlanta-based provider of building materials and construction services, has retrofitted its Ford E-350 step vans with XL Hybrids' XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System, the vehicle modifier has announced.
Tags: XL Hybrids, Ford E-350, Step Vans, BMC, Construction Fleets, Hybrid Conversion
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