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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: Safety, 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

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

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