Diesel Engines

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July 17, 2017

Clean Diesel Trucks Make up 30% of Commercial Vehicles in U.S.

Clean diesel truck engines and emissions control systems now make up on average 30% of all heavy-duty commercial vehicles in operation in the U.S. as a result of adoption by fleets over the past five years, according to a recent report commissioned by the Diesel Technology Forum.

July 6, 2017

France Ending Sales of Gasoline, Diesel Vehicles by 2040

France will halt sales of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2040 so it can meet its targets under the Paris climate agreement, its newly elected president has announced.

June 30, 2017

International Ships First Trucks With A26 Engines

International Truck announced it has started customer shipments of its first International LT Series and RH Series trucks with the company's new A26 12.4-liter engine.

June 20, 2017

FA-4: Oil Worth Waiting For

The newest API oil-service category promises to boost mpg, but its use is limited to new engines.

June 19, 2017

The Latest Fuel-Sipping Engines

How engine makers have met the EPA GHG Phase 1 2017 emissions requirements head-on, with a lineup promising better fuel efficiency and greater reliability.

June 9, 2017

Fuel Additive Cleans and Can Improve Efficiency

Hot Shot’s Secret has designed the Diesel Extreme fuel additive to clean out fuel tanks, lines, and injectors, remove moisture, boost cetane, lubricate the fuel pump and injectors, neutralize acid, and return fuel economy and power back to the vehicle’s original performance.

May 31, 2017

Cummins Approves Renewable Diesel for Medium-Duty Engines

Cummins announced that its B4.5, B6.7 and L9 engine platforms are compatible with certain kinds of renewable diesel fuels.

May 26, 2017

Inframe Engine Kit Designed for Navistar DT466 EGR

Reliance Power Parts’ inframe engine kits and service components are designed for the Navistar DT466 EGR engines used in medium-duty trucks.

May 25, 2017

GM Calls Diesel Manipulation Claim 'Baseless'

General Motors has responded to a civil lawsuit claiming that it included a defeat device in its diesel-powered vehicles by saying the claim is baseless, according to a company statement.

May 23, 2017

Feds Sue Fiat-Chrysler Over Diesels

The federal government has sued Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for using illegal engine-control software in its diesel vehicles so that they would perform differently during emissions testing than under normal driving conditions.

May 16, 2017

Michigan Dealer Gives Engine to Vocational College

Baker College’s Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan has been given a $51,558 Paccar MX-13 diesel truck engine, a donation from Berger Dealer Group of Dearborn, Michigan, to enable engine-specific technician training.

May 10, 2017

Cummins Endorses Two Fuel Additives

For the first time in company history, Cummins has officially endorsed a fuel additive, recommending two Power Service products, Diesel Kleen + Cetane Boost and Diesel Fuel Supplement + Cetane Boost.

May 4, 2017

Cummins Guidanz App Helps Improve Uptime

Cummins has released the Guidanz mobile app, allowing users to read prioritized engine fault codes and other key engine information from a vehicle.

April 19, 2017

BWD Diesel Fuel Injectors Built to Match OEM Specifications

Standard Motor Products is offering a line of BWD diesel fuel injectors designed for diesel engines in commercial vehicles.

April 6, 2017

E-Zoil Offers Complete Diesel Fuel System Cleaner

E-Zoil has introduced an all-around diesel fuel system cleaner called Carbon Crusher, an additive designed to clean the entire fuel system.

April 6, 2017

Oil Filter Made for Light and Medium Duty Engines

Hubb has introduced a new 8-inch spin-on oil filter designed for use on Class 2 through 6 light- and medium-duty diesel engines.

April 3, 2017

HPT 500 Leak Tester Designed for Heavy-Duty and Turbocharged Applications

The HPT 500 High-Pressure Diagnostic Leak Tester from Bosch offers leak detection for heavy-duty and other turbocharged vehicles.

March 31, 2017

CK-4 and FA-4 Engine Oils on Store Shelves Now, API Says

The organization has licensed about 400 CK-4 oils and more than 60 FA-4 oils submitted by marketers, making the robust new classifications available to operators of new and older diesels.

March 31, 2017

Renewable Fuel Boosts Diesel's Dominance, Tech Forum Says

Alan Schaeffer of the Diesel Technology Forum also cited data showing that in emissions-sensitive southern California, more particulates come from brake dust and tire wear than from heavy diesel trucks.

March 20, 2017

Ford Offers CK-4 Alternative Oil for Super Duty Diesels

Ford is recommending the use of a new Motorcraft diesel engine oil for its Super Duty trucks and warning fleet and commercial customers to avoid using most new CK-4 or FA-4 oils because they may cause damage to the engine, the company told AutomotiveFleet.com.

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