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July 30 2015 - Products

AeroFlap Accommodates Wide-Base Tires

Fleet Engineers

Fleet Engineers has released the AF-19, a 19-inch wide version of the AeroFlap mud flap which is sized to accommodate wide-base tires.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Aerodynamics, Fleet Engineers, Mud Flaps

July 17 2015 - Products

Racor Fuel Cart Filters Diesel Fuel

Racor

The Racor Division of Parker Hannifin’s CLEANDiesel Fuel Cart is designed for pre-filtration and transfer of diesel and biodiesel fuels.

Tags: Diesel, Parker Hannifin, Fuel and Oil, Filters

June 29 2015 - Products

DTech Adds Two Diesel Fuel Additives

DTech

DTech’s DieselMax and DieselBoost fuel additives are designed to improve lubricity in diesel fuel for all makes and models of diesel trucks.

Tags: Diesel, Fuel and Oil, Fuel Additive

June 2 2015 - Products

Worthington Introduces Lightweight Large Diameter CNG Cylinder

Worthington Industries

Worthington Industries' lightweight, large diameter 26.2-inch compressed natural gas cylinder is designed to extend route length for refuse trucks.

Tags: Fuel Tanks, CNG, Worthington Industries

May 8 2015 - Products

Veriflo Dispenser Designed for Speed and Safety

Parker Hannifin Corp.

The XF70 Fast Fill Commercial and Fleet Dispenser from Parker Hannifin's Veriflo division is a compressed natural gas fueling dispenser for CNG fleets.

Tags: Parker Hannifin, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG

May 7 2015 - Products

FM80 Fuel Regulation Module Made for Natural Gas Engines

Parker Hannifin Corp.

The Parker Veriflo FM80 is an integrated fuel regulation module designed for 5- to 12-liter natural gas engines.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Natural Gas Engines, Parker Hannifin, Fuel

May 4 2015 - Products

PowerEdge Alternator Helps Save Fuel

Denso

Denso's new PowerEdge is a high-amperage alternator for the medium- and heavy-duty truck market that achieves higher efficiency in a smaller, more lightweight design, which translates into improved fuel economy, according to the company.

Tags: Denso, Alternators, Battery

April 20 2015 - Products

Predictive Cruise Control Available on Model 579 and 567

Peterbilt

Peterbilt's Predictive Cruise technology integrates powertrain, cruise control and satellite mapping to improve fuel efficiency based driving conditions.

Tags: Peterbilt, Fuel Efficiency, Driver Assistance Systems, Model 579, Model 567

April 6 2015 - Products

Eco-Vent Filters Contamination from DEF Tanks

Racor

The Racor Eco-Vent Filter prevents contamination from entering the DEF tank to protect the tank and other components.

Tags: DEF, Parker Hannifin, Filters

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March 18 2015 - Products

Goodyear Adds Retread for Fuel Max Long-Haul Tire

Goodyear Tire & Rubber

Goodyear has introduced the precure Fuel Max LHD G505D retread, which is designed to extend the life cycle of the Goodyear Fuel Max LHD G505D long haul tire.

Tags: SmartWay, Tires, Retreads, Goodyear Tire & Rubber

March 18 2015 - Products

EcoFit Single-Module Exhaust Aftertreatment

Cummins Emission Solutions

Cummins Emission Solutions is introducing the first of a next generation of compact, ultra-high efficiency aftertreatment systems, the EcoFit Single Module to be shown at next week’s Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville.

Tags: Diesel Particulate Filter

March 17 2015 - Products

FleetAdvance App Finds Low Fuel Prices

Comdata

Comdata launched the FleetAdvance Mobile app to help drivers find the lowest fuel prices in the area or along a route.

Tags: Comdata, Information Technology, FleetAdvance, Mobile App

March 16 2015 - Products

Auxiliary Power Generator Runs on CNG

Cummins Onan

The Cummins Onan Series 5500 NG 5.5 kW generator designed to run on compressed natural gas and provide auxiliary electric and optional hydraulic power for commercial trucks.

Tags: Utility Fleets, Generator, Cummins Onan, CNG

March 10 2015 - Products

Alliance Autogas Has Bi-Fuel Conversion for Transit Vans

Aliance Autogas

Alliance AutoGas has developed a bi-fuel propane-gasoline system for the Ford Transit’s 3.7-liter V-6 engine.

Tags: Alliance AutoGas, Ford Transit, Bi-Fuel Propane, Propane Conversion

February 17 2015 - Products

New Lube Filter for ISX15 Addresses Changes in Engine Design and Oils

Cummins Filtration

Cummins Filtration says its new Fleetguard lube filter is the first to use a patented nanotechnology based synthetic media originally developed for fuel filters.

Tags: Filters, Cummins Filtration, Technology & Maintenance Council, Engine Oils, Oil Filters, Fleetguard, Cummins ISX15, PC-11

February 17 2015 - Products

Meritor Wabco Automatic Lift Axle Control Manages Suspension Load

Meritor Wabco

Meritor Wabco’s SmartTrac automatic trailer lift axle control system is designed to monitor suspension load and manage lift axles for trailers.

Tags: Electronic Stability Control, Meritor Wabco, Lift Axle, Trailers

February 17 2015 - Products

Lightning Hybrids Debuts System for Step Vans

Lightning Hybrids

Lightning Hybrids, which makes hydraulic hybrid systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses, is debuting the use of its emission-reducing brake regeneration technology on a walk-in van.

Tags: Hydraulic Hybrid, Walk-in Van, Morgan Olson, Lightning Hybrids

February 16 2015 - Products

Dana Delivers Web-Based Training to Clarify Downspeeding

Dana Holding Corp.

Dana's new online course will delve into the basic principles, benefits, and challenges associated with engine downspeeding. It also provides a one-stop source for key drivetrain system knowledge, individual component specifications, literature, videos, images, service bulletins, and parts books.

Tags: Dana Holding Corp., Downspeed, Technology & Maintenance Council, Vehicle Spec'ing, Drivetrains, Fuel Efficiency

February 16 2015 - Products

Converter Dolly Automatically Closes Gap

Silver Eagle Mfg.

The large gap between combination trailers can now be decreased at highway speeds to reduce aerodynamic drag and save fuel with Silver Eagle Manufacturing’s T-Dolly.

Tags: Trailers, Silver Eagle Mfg., Converter Dollies, Double Trailers, Fuel Economy, Technology & Maintenance Council

February 6 2015 - Products

Transfer Flow Tanks Increase Fuel Capacity

Transfer Flow

Transfer Flow is offering an expanded capacity fuel tank designed to replace the stock tank on 2015 Ford F-250 and F-350 short wheelbase or long wheelbase diesel trucks.

Tags: Transfer Flow, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, Fuel Tanks

January 6 2015 - Products

Fuel Additive Dissolves Sludge in Diesel Tanks

Dieselcraft

Dieselcraft’s Technol 246 is a fuel additive that penetrates and dissolves diesel sludge buildups to solve filter plugging problems in diesel fuel tanks.

Tags: Diesel Fuel, Fuel Filter, Fuel Additive, Dieselcraft

December 11 2014 - Products

Duron Low-Viscosity Engine Oil Promises Fuel Economy

Petro-Canada Lubricants

Petro-Canada Lubricants released the Duron-E UHP 5W-30 full synthetic, low viscosity oil for heavy duty diesel engines. The heavy duty diesel engine oil delivers better engine protection and better fuel economy.

Tags: Diesel Engine, Petro-Canada Lubricants, Engine Oils, Low-Viscosity Oil, Fuel Economy

November 19 2014 - Products

Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30 Designed for Fuel Economy

Chevron

Chevron’s new heavy-duty motor oil, Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30, was designed to improve fuel economy in heavy-duty diesel trucks in both on- and off-highway applications.

Tags: Chevron, Engine Oils, Fuel Economy, CJ-4 motor oil

November 13 2014 - Products

Agility Adds Lighter, Higher Capacity CNG System

Agility Fuel Systems

Agility Fuel Systems launched an improved high capacity behind-the-cab compressed natural gas fuel system. The new system holds 160 diesel gallon equivalents – up from 155 DGE - and weighs 500 pounds less than the previous model.

Tags: Agility Fuel Systems, CNG Tanks, CNG systems

October 30 2014 - Products

Toyo Drive Tire is SmartWay Verified

Toyo Tires

Toyo Tire U.S.A. released the Toyo M650, a commercial drive tire that is SmartWay verified. The tire is designed for regional haul service and higher-torque operating conditions.

Tags: SmartWay, Toyo Tires, Tires, Low Rolling Resistance Tires

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