Fuel Smarts

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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 3 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

April 26 2013 - Products

Fleet Engineers Launches AeroSaver Trailer Side Skirt

Fleet Engineers Inc.

A new trailer side skirt from Fleet Engineers of Muskegon, Mich., has been designed to save time, save money and, the company says wryly, to save the planet.

Tags: SmartWay, Fleet Engineers, Side Skirt

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 25 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 12 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 11 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 8 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 8 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

ENow Inc. designs, manufactures and sells renewable energy management systems.

March 8 2013 - Products

Solar Energy Put to Use on the Road

eNow Inc.

With over 15 million medium- and heavy-duty trucks on the road and over 650,000 trucking companies in the U.S., government regulations, like never before, have a significant impact on truckers’ and trucking companies’ costs.

Tags: Solar Power, APU, Work Truck Show

March 6 2013 - Products

Utility Introduces New Side Skirt Design

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company

The Utility Side Skirt 120A-4 is a new advanced aerodynamic side skirt design, is U.S. EPA SmartWay verified to achieve greater than 5% fuel savings.

Tags: Trailers, Utility Trailer, Aerodynamics, Side Skirts

March 6 2013 - Products

Westport WiNGed F-250/350s Available for Knapheide Service Body Upfits

Westport Innovations

Knapheide has agreed to build and install custom bodies for Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty cab-chassis trucks equipped with Westport Innovations’ WiNG bi-fuel gasoline-compressed natural gas system.

Tags: Natural Gas, Knapheide Manufacturing, Truck Bodies, Ford, Light & Medium, Westport Innovations, Work Truck Show

March 5 2013 - Products

Quantum to Offer ‘Bolt-On’ CNG Conversions for MD Trucks

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide

A “bolt-on” kit to convert medium-duty trucks to burn compressed natural gas will soon be available from California-based Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide.

Tags: Quantum Fuel Systems, Work Truck Show, Natural Gas, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

March 4 2013 - Products

XL Hybrids Launches Hybrid Electric Powertrain For Ford E-Series Vans

XL Hybrids

XL Hybrids, which developed a low-cost hybrid electric powertrain for Class 1 to 3 commercial fleet vehicles, has expanded its product line to offer hybrid electric powertrain technology for Ford E-Series vans.

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