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September 4 2013 - Products

ATDynamics TrailerTails Now an Option on Wabash National Trailers

ATDynamics

Wabash National Corp. will offer ATDynamics TrailerTails as an option on select semi-trailer dry van and refrigerated van models.

Tags: Fuel Savings, ATDynamics, Aerodynamics, Wabash National

August 28 2013 - Products

SmartTruck Introduces Road Team for Owner-Operators

SmartTruck

SmartTruck is launching a free new program for owner-operators using its aerodynamic UnderTray Systems. The company has introduced the first members of the Road Team: Daniel and Jayme Snow, owners of Snow Farms Trucking; Denny Boatman, owner of Denny Boatman Trucking, and Michael Wallace a Landstar BCO.

Tags: SmartTruck, Aerodynamics

August 28 2013 - Products

Oliver Rubber Introduces Dual Drive Retread

Oliver Rubber

Oliver Rubber launched the Vantage Max Drive, an EPA Smartway verified drive position retread for line-haul applications. This new retread is designed for single and tandem axle tractors.

Tags: EPA SmartWay, Tires, Retreads, Oliver Rubber

August 28 2013 - Products

PeopleNet Provides Engine Reporting for CNG, LNG

PeopleNet

PeopleNet says that it is the first and only telematics provider to support compressed natural gas and liquid natural gas vehicles by delivering engine reporting in diesel equivalent gallons that easily compares performance and forecasts savings for multi-fueled fleets.

Tags: Information Technology, PeopleNet

August 22 2013 - Products

Roof Fairing Enhances Fuel Economy for the Freightliner Cascadia

Freightliner

Freightliner Trucks announced a new factory-installed roof fairing is now available as standard on Freightliner Cascadia Evolution 72-inch mid-roof XT models and as an option on Freightliner Cascadia 72-inch mid-roof XT trucks.

Tags: Freightliner, Aerodynamics

August 21 2013 - Products

Double Coin’s RR680 Tire Receives EPA SmartWay Verification

Double Coin

Double Coin's RR680 tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology Program.

Tags: Double Coin, Tires

August 8 2013 - Products

Eaton Manual Transmissions Available with Cummins-Westport ISX-12 G in Cascadia

Eaton, Freightliner, Cummins Westport

Eaton has announced that the company’s lineup of manual transmissions are now available as an option on Freightliner chassis equipped with Cummins Westport ISX-12 G heavy-duty natural gas engines.

Tags: Eaton, Freightliner, Cummins Westport, Transmissions, Natural Gas

July 10 2013 - Equipment

Electric Trucks with Deluxe Commercial Units

GreenGo Tek Inc. & A.R.E.

GreenGo Tek Inc. (GGT) specializes in delivering full-electric technologies vehicles. GGT electric trucks with A.R.E. custom deluxe commercial units (DCUs) are known as “rolling toolboxes” to users.

Tags: A.R.E., GreenGo Tek Inc., Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 9 2013 - Products

IPA Introduces the Digital Flow Meter Nozzle

Innovative Products of America

Innovative Products of America's new High-Flow Digital Meter Nozzle allows accurate records of fuel usage while transferring common fuels, monitoring volume in real-time.

Tags: Fuel and Oil, IPA

Illustration of LNG In A Box, with fuel tank and pump

May 2 2013 - Products

GE Introduces LNG In A Box Fueling System

GE, Gasfin

GE Oil & Gas introduced the LNG In A Box system, a small-scale, plug-and-play, re-deployable liquefied natural gas fueling solution it says can help accelerate the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel.

Tags: GE, Alternative Fuels, Liquefied Natural Gas, Natural Gas

G572A LHD Fuel Max

April 23 2013 - Products

Goodyear Enhances Three Tire Lines

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Goodyear's G399A LHS Fuel Max, the G572A LHD Fuel Max, and the G392A SSD with DuraSeal + Fuel Max wide-base tire have been improved to help deliver reduced rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency, as well as long miles to removal.

Tags: Tires, MPG, Goodyear

April 23 2013 - Products

Pay-at-the-Pump Limits for Comdata Mastercard Fleet Customers

Comdata Corp.

Comdata has introduced pay-at-the-pump limits for its MasterCard Corporate Fleet Card customers. This allows Comdata to send transaction limit information to participating merchants, enabling automatic pump shutoff when the approved dollar amount is reached.

Tags: Comdata, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops

April 8 2013 - Products

Chart Improves LNG Truck Fuel System

Chart LNG

Chart Industries has addressed some of the drawbacks of using liquefied natural gas for long-haul trucking with improvements to its LNG truck fuel system, including a larger-capacity single tank to extend range and cut costs, and integration for faster installation.

Tags: Natural Gas, Liquefied Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 27 2013 - Products

Qualcomm Exact Fuel Application to Reduce Fuel Theft, Improve Fuel Stop Planning

Qualcomm Enterprise Services

Qualcomm's new Exact Fuel application monitors and transmits fuel level information on the vehicle data bus directly to fleet managers. This insight helps identify discrepancies in fuel levels that may indicate theft, as well as helps fleets make better fuel stop decisions that reduce out-of-route miles.

Tags: Qualcomm, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops

The company says its new side fairing, when combined with the SmartTruck UnderTray System, delivers up to a 10.5% gain in fuel savings.

March 26 2013 - Products

SmartTruck Unveils Lo-Pro Version of Trailer Side Fairing System

SmartTruck

LOUISVILLE -- SmartTruck introduced a low-profile version of its trailer Side Fairing system late last week during the Mid-America Trucking Show, allowing it to fit on more kinds of trailers.

Tags: Trailers, SmartTruck, Mid-America Trucking Show, Aerodynamics

March 26 2013 - Products

New Aerodynamic Trailer Skirt Technology Introduced

BetterTrucker.com

LOUISVILLE – BetterTrucker.com, an online marketplace for truckers and trucking companies, introduced what it calls the “next-generation” semi-trailer side skirt at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Trailers, Aerodynamics, Trailer Skirts

March 24 2013 - Products

Dual Fuel Glider Offers Another Path to Natural Gas Transition

American Power Group

American Power Group has partnered with Fitzgerald Glider Kits and the WheelTime Network to offer what it says is the nation’s first natural gas dual fuel glider.

Tags: WheelTime Network, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Glider Kits, Natural Gas

March 21 2013 - Products

Eaton Develops Navistar-Specific Fuel-Saving UltraShift Plus Transmissions

Eaton

Eaton launched a new family of UltraShift Plus transmissions designed exclusively for Navistar to maximize fuel efficiency in linehaul applications.

Tags: Cummins, Eaton, Navistar, Fuel Economy, Transmissions, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 20 2013 - Products

Fuel-Saving Turbo Technologies Highlighted at Truck Show

Cummins Turbo Technologies

Cummins Turbo Technologies is showing off a suite of near-market and future solutions that it says can improve the fuel efficiency of any modern diesel engine by at least 6%, at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week.

Cummins Turbo Technologies Waste Heat Expander

March 20 2013 - Products

Fuel-Saving Turbo Technologies Highlighted at Truck Show

Cummins Turbo Technologies

Cummins Turbo Technologies is showing off a suite of near-market and future solutions that it says can improve the fuel efficiency of any modern diesel engine by at least 6%, at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week.

Tags: Cummins, Fuel Economy, Engines, Turbochargers

March 11 2013 - Products

DieselMisers Introduces Two New Trailer Aero Devices

DieselMisers

DieselMisers Inc., manufacturer of the popular Kodiak AeroCurtain trailer side skirts, has announced that they have begun full production and deliveries of two new trailer aero products – the Kodiak AirPlow and the Kodiak Bumper Bullet.

Tags: TMC, Aerodynamics, DieselMisers

SmartValve combines several components into one housing and allows easy raising and lowering of tractor air suspensions.

March 11 2013 - Products

Hadley SmartValve Saves Fuel, Time and Eases Driver’s Work

Hadley Products

Hadley Products of air horn fame has introduced a multi-function height adjustment valve for tractor air suspensions. Called SmartValve, the device combines several components into one housing, and is said to solve major fleet challenges of driver shortages and increased fuel costs.

Tags: TMC, Hadley Products, SmartValve

March 10 2013 - Products

Cummins and Eaton Announce Powertrain Package for HD Truck Market

Cummins and Eaton

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton and Cummins Inc. unveiled a new powertrain package for the North American heavy-duty truck market that is expected to deliver a 3% to 6% fuel economy improvement, lower preventive maintenance costs, and total lifecycle cost improvements.

Tags: Cummins, Eaton, Powertrain

March 7 2013 - Products

SmartDrive Fuel Helps Fleets by Helping Drivers

SmartDrive Systems

SmartDrive Systems announced enhancements to its SmartDrive Fuel program. The enhancements enable fleets to improve fuel economy as much as 14%.

Tags: Driver Training, Fuel Economy

March 7 2013 - Products

Roush and Green Alternative Systems Unveil Propane-Fueled Ford F-550

Roush and Green Alternative Systems

Roush CleanTech and Green Alternative Systems revealed the new Ford F-550 chassis cab powered bypropane autogas at the NTEA Work Truck Show.

Tags: Roush, Propane Autogas, Green Alternative Systems, Work Truck Show, Ford

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