Fuel Smarts

Fuel Economy

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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

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

September 12 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

May 16 2014 - Equipment

Meritor Adds Two New Axle Ratios to Improve Fuel Efficiency

Meritor

Two new axle ratios are available from Meritor, optimized to meet trucking's demand for improved fuel efficiency. Lower axle ratios promote downspeeding for optimum fuel efficiency.

Tags: Meritor, Downspeed, Axles, Fuel Economy

March 27 2014 - Products

Vusion Launches MPG Analytics Dashboard

Vusion

TCA, GRAPEVINE, TX – Vusion, a division of PeopleNet and Trimble, announced the launch of an analytics tool designed to give fleet managers a better view of how their vehicles and drivers are performing mpg-wise.

Tags: MPG, Analytics, Information Technology, Fuel Economy, Vusion, PeopleNet

March 28 2014 - Products

Electronic Air Processing Uses ABS’s Controller for Compressor, Meritor Wabco Says

Meritor Wabco

Software stored in an upgraded control module on Meritor Wabco’s anti-lock braking system replaces the compressor’s mechanical governor and more precisely operates the mechanism, saving up to 1% in fuel.

Tags: Fuel Economy, air compressor, Meritor Wabco, Mid-America Trucking Show, Electronic, Air Dryers

March 27 2014 - Products

Peterbilt Adds Natural Gas Option to Models 579, 567

Peterbilt

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Cummins Westport ISX12 G and Quantum CNG tanks are key components of a gas-powered tractor displayed at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Tags: Natural Gas, Peterbilt, Fuel Economy, Mid-America Trucking Show, CNG

March 26 2014 - Products

Peterbilt Announces EPIQ Fuel Efficiency Package for 579

Peterbilt

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- The new EPIQ package for the Model 579, which was introduced in 2012, provides a combination of technologies and components that allow customers to easily order and operate the most fuel efficient Model 579 available

Tags: Paccar, Peterbilt, Fuel Economy, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 26 2014 - Products

LinkeDrive Announces Driver Analytics Platform

LinkeDrive

LinkeDrive's new DATA platform gives fleets an option for managing fuel efficiency and safety

Tags: LinkeDrive, Fuel Economy, Information Technology

October 20 2013 - Products

ATDynamics Debuts Automatic TrailerTail Deployment System

ATDynamics

ATDynamics on Sunday announced the launch of TrailerTail AutoDeploy system at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. along with other product news.

Tags: Fuel Economy, ATDynamics, ATA2013

PedalCoach uses a simple graphic interface to provide real-time feedback.

October 19 2013 - Products

PedalCoach Helps Drivers Operate in the Fuel Efficiency Green Zone

LinkeDrive

ORLANDO -- LinkeDrive, a new company, says its first product, PedalCoach, helps drivers achieve better fuel economy through a smartphone or tablet app that converts complex data from the engine and other areas into a simple graphic gauge interface that coaches drivers to stay in the "green zone."

Tags: Drivers, ATA, MPG, Fuel Economy, ATA2013, Mobile App

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

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 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

February 11 2013 - Products

Navman Adds Driver Behavior Feature

Navman Wireless USA

Navman Wireless USA announced the addition of a broad new Driver Behavior feature set to its OnlineAVL2 fleet tracking system, enabling fleet operators to identify drivers who are compromising safety and fuel efficiency by their behavior behind the wheel.

Tags: Driver performance, Driver Scorecard, Fuel Economy, Navman Wireless

February 6 2013 - Products

AeroFlex Composite Trailer Side Skirt

Freight Wing

Freight Wing has announced a new trailer side skirt, the AeroFlex Composite, which has been SAE/TMC tested to improve fuel economy by up to 7.45%. The skirts are SmartWay-verified.

Tags: Freight Wing, Trailer Skirts, Trailers, Aerodynamics, MPG, Fuel Economy

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