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Diesel particulate filters help cleanse exhaust and give us cleaner air to breathe, but they cause frequent grief and expense.
Diesel Particulate Filters: Blessing and Curse
By Tom Berg
Diesel particulate filters help cleanse exhaust and give us cleaner air to breathe, but they cause frequent grief and expense.
Rolf Lockwood, Executive Contributing Editor. 
Commentary: Trucks Could Borrow From F1 Hybrid Tech
By Rolf Lockwood
The latest hybrid V-6 Formula One engines are marvels of technology that may give us a glimpse into the future of truck efficiency and performance.
Mike Roeth, Executive Director of the NACFE. 
Q&A: NACFE Executive Director Mike Roeth
By Deborah Lockridge
Mike Roeth is the executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency. We talked to him about his group's mission, fuel economy and freight efficiency in general.
Inspecting Your Tires
By Pressure Systems International
Inspecting tires on a routine and regular basis is the key to succeeding in maximizing your tire removal miles. The goal of every tire program is to ensure that the tires are running smoothly and evenly without irregular wear.
Rolf Lockwood, Executive Contributing Editor. 
Commentary: We Need to Look Past Fossil Fuels
By Rolf Lockwood
Our current interest in natural gas may be keeping us from investing in more forward thinking technologies not based in fuel with a fixed supply.
The Right Coolant & The Right Maintenance: A Winning Combination
Brought to you by PEAK BlueDEF
Like oil, coolant is an essential fluid for the efficient operation of a commercial vehicle. Commercial vehicle engines have evolved over the years, and coolant has had to change to meet the demands of these newer engines. Today’s emissions compliant engines are giving off more heat, which makes the cooling system even more important.

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Fuel Additive Dissolves Sludge in Diesel Tanks Dieselcraft’s Technol 246 is a fuel additive that penetrates and dissolves diesel sludge buildups to solve filter plugging problems in diesel fuel tanks.
Duron Low-Viscosity Engine Oil Promises Fuel Economy 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.
Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30 Designed for Fuel Economy 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.
Agility Adds Lighter, Higher Capacity CNG System 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.
Toyo Drive Tire is SmartWay Verified 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.
USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
Understand the difference between OAT and N-OAT coolants
In the past, Fleet Managers faced a difficult choice when it came to coolant. With advances in organic chemistry in long-life coolants and the advent of test strips, Fleet Managers should have the confidence to go with an OAT Coolant.
The Impact of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Cap and Trade Programs on California Retail Diesel Prices
A report done for the California Trucking Association examines the effects of the state's Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Cap and Trade program.
Barriers to the Increased Adoption of Fuel Efficiency Technologies
A new fleet survey and research conducted by The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has identified what stands between fleets and better fuel economy.

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