Fuel Smarts

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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

October 29 2014 - Products

Meritor Fuel-Efficient Axle to be Used for 6x2 Configurations

Meritor

Meritor's 17X EVO axle for linehaul applications, originally designed for 4x2 applications in Europe, will be introduced in North America for the 6x2 segment.

Tags: Fuel Economy, Meritor, Axles, Global, 6x2

October 13 2014 - Products

Pro-Vend 2000 is a High-Tech Propane Dispenser

Superior Energy Systems

The Pro-Vend 2000 propane autogas fuel dispenser features a secure, web-based fuel management system for creating customizable fuel reports. Made by Superior Energy Systems, the dispenser is designed to make tracking fuel usage and costs easier for fleets.

Tags: Online Fleet Management, Information Technology, Propane Autogas, Propane Fueling Stations

October 13 2014 - Products

A Penray Additive for Year-Round Use

Penray

The Penray Pow-R 365 5-in-1 diesel fuel treatment is designed to improve fuel economy and engine performance in commercial, construction and agricultural environments in both summer and winter seasons.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Engine Treatment, Penray, Diesel Fuel

October 6 2014 - Products

Transtex Expands Drag-Reducing Product Lineup

Transtex Composite

Transtex Composite’s lineup of aerodynamic improving solutions is expanding to include the Edge Cone gap reducer and Edge Tail rear fairing.

Tags: ATA MC&E, Aerodynamics, Transtex, Fuel Efficiency

September 29 2014 - Products

New Trailer Skirt Easier To Install

Transtex Composite

Transtex Composite released the ezEdge, a three piece, modular trailer skirt developed for after-market OEMs, dealers and distributors that is designed to be easier to install and store than previous models.

Tags: Aerodynamics, Trailer Skirts, Transtex

September 24 2014 - Products

Skygo Dual Fuel System Approved By EPA

Skygo Fuel Systems

The Skygo duel fuel conversion system for Cummins ISX engines has been approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection agency.

Tags: Natural Gas, EPA, Dual Fuel System, Skygo Fuel Systems, Engines

September 15 2014 - Products

New Delo Severe-Duty Oil Offers Protection for Changing Operations Plus Fuel Economy

Chevron

Chevron's new Delo 400 SD SAE 15W-30 engine oil is designed to address the growth of severe-duty applications in on- and off-highway markets.

Tags: Engine Oil, Severe Duty, Chevron Lubricants, Chevron Delo, Fuel Economy

September 4 2014 - Products

Kenworth Adds FuelSense Package to Trucks

Kenworth

Kenworth is now be including FuelSense packages for its Class 8 and medium-duty trucks with certain Allison transmissions.

Tags: Kenworth, Allison Transmission, Allison Transmission FuelSense, Transmissions, Fuel Economy

September 3 2014 - Products

Quantum and Mainstay Produce Back-of-Cab CNG System

Quantum Fuel Systems

Quantum Fuel Systems and Mainstay Fuel Technologies will begin offering back-of-cab CNG systems for heavy duty trucks as part of an alliance between the two companies.

Tags: Quantum Fuel Systems, CNG, CNG Tanks, Fuel Tanks

August 27 2014 - Products

Peterbilt Adds New Configuration for SmartAir System

Peterbilt

Peterbilt has added a compact space-saver battery box for the no-idle SmartAir system for Model 579 trucks.

Tags: Peterbilt, HVAC, Battery

August 26 2014 - Products

Mitsubishi Announces Idle Limit System Option for Canter Trucks

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America

Mitsubishi Fuso has made an idle limit system optional for its Canter line of work trucks.

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Canter, Idle Reduction, Medium-Duty Trucks

August 22 2014 - Products

SmartTruck TopKit Offers 'Near-invisible" Aero Improvement for Trailers

SmartTruck

SmartTruck's new TopKit system aerodynamic device is a "nearly invisible" system for improving fuel efficiency on dry-van and refrigerated trailers.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, SmartTruck, Aerodynamics, Trailers, EPA SmartWay

August 21 2014 - Products

Mack Adds MP8 505C+ to Engine Lineup

Mack Trucks

For customers seeking a powerful high-performing 13-liter engine, Mack Trucks announced its newest powertrain offering – the Mack MP8 505C+

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Mack, Engines

August 20 2014 - Products

Kenworth T880 Adds Option for Natural Gas

Kenworth

Kenworth announced a natural gas option for its T880 vocational truck, a Cummins Westport ISX12 G that can run either CNG or LNG fuel systems.

Tags: Kenworth, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, LNG, Vocational, Cummins ISX12 G

August 18 2014 - Products

Navistar Offers Fuel-Efficient Transmission Package

Navistar

Navistar announced that it is offering the Allison Transmission FuelSense fuel-efficiency package on its medium-duty and vocational truck models.

Tags: Navistar, Allison, Transmissions, Fuel Efficiency

August 7 2014 - Products

Peterbilt Offers Alcoa Aluminum Wheels As Option

Peterbilt

Peterbilt is offering new, lightweight Alcoa Ultra aluminum wheels as a factory-installed option for all Peterbilt heavy-duty trucks.

Tags: Peterbilt, Wheels, Alcoa, Lightweighting

July 30 2014 - Products

Kenworth Offers Spicer AdvanTek 40 Tandems

Kenworth Truck Co.

Kenworth says it has added Dana’s Spicer AdvanTek 40 tandem axle for new Class 8 pickup & delivery, regional haul and linehaul trucks equipped with the Kenworth AG380 or AG400L suspension.

Tags: Kenworth, Dana Spicer, Tandem axle, Axles

July 23 2014 - Products

Turnkey Process for CNG Fuel Systems Available

Fontaine Modification

Mainstay Fuel Technologies and Fontaine Modification reached an agreement to provide a turnkey process for the delivery and installation of compressed natural gas fuel systems on Class 8 heavy-duty, over-the-road tractors.

Tags: Fontaine Modification, CNG

July 23 2014 - Products

Kenworth T680 Now Available with Natural Gas–Powered Engine

Kenworth

The Kenworth T680 in day cab, 52-inch mid-roof sleeper, and 76-inch sleeper configurations now can be ordered with the factory-installed Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine rated up to 400 horsepower and 1,450 lb.-ft. of torque.

Tags: Kenworth, Natural Gas Vehicles, Liquefied Natural Gas, T680, Compressed Natural Gas

June 27 2014 - Products

WEX Fleet One Selected By Sinclair as Commercial Fleet Fueling Card Partner

WEX Fleet One

WEX Fleet One has been named the provider of co-branded over-the-road fuel card services for Sinclair Oil Corporation, allowing Sinclair distributors and customers access to the WEX Fleet One network for its more than 60 truck stop locations including Sinclair’s Gold Truck Stop network.

Tags: Fueling, WEX, WEX Fleet One, Sinclair Oil

June 3 2014 - Products

Waytek's E-Copilot Saves Fuel by Reducing Throttle Demand

Waytek

In addition to fuel savings, E-Copilot eliminates aggressive acceleration without sacrificing necessary power. WayTek says E-Copilot can reduce maintenance costs, fuels costs and decreases premature tire wear.

Tags: Waytek, Fuel Efficiency

Freightliner Cascadia Evolution featuring new integrated Detroit powertrain. Graphic: DTNA

May 22 2014 - Equipment

Integrated Powertrain Debuts from Detroit

Detroit Diesel

DETROIT -- Detroit Diesel introduced its new Integrated Detroit Powertrain Thursday at an event in Detroit. The powertrain package brings together the company’s DD15 engine, DT12 transmission and Detroit axles.

Tags: Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Western Star, Powertrain, Transmissions, Engines, Axles, Daimler Trucks North America

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