Diesel Engines

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May 23, 2016

KW’s Plans for Its New Paccar MX-11 Diesel [Video]

Paccar’s 10.8-liter MX-11 diesel became available in January in Peterbilt and Kenworth heavy trucks. It claims strong power and torque, and is a lightweight alternative to the larger MX-13 and Cummins ISX12. Kurt Swihart, Kenworth’s marketing director, discusses the MX-11 and its applications.

April 25, 2016

Quick Spin: Sneak Peak of the Cummins 2017 X15

We get behind the wheel of the newest fuel-efficient version of the Cummins ISX and find there’s much to look forward to.

April 22, 2016

Mack: New Powertrain Products Save Fuel, Cut Emissions

Mack Trucks picked Earth Day in Austin, Texas – said to be one of the country’s most “green” cities – to announce its 2017-model powertrain products, designed to save fuel and reduce carbon emissions.

March 22, 2016

Volvo Refines 2017 Engines, Adds Crawler-Gear Option for I-Shift

Engines will include refined D11 and D13 diesels and a previously improved D16. A turbo compounded D13 TC will have a second turbocharger linked to the crankshaft, adding as much as 50 hp and 4% in fuel economy.

March 2, 2016

GM to Offer Diesel-Powered Express Van

General Motors will offer a 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine with its 2017 model-year Chevrolet Express cargo and passenger vans, the company announced at the Work Truck Show.

March 1, 2016

Ford Boosts Diesel Super Duty Chassis Cabs

Ford has increased towing and payload capability for its 2017 Super Duty F-350, F-450, and F-550 chassis cabs with new frames and a next-generation 6.7L V-8 PowerStroke diesel with more horsepower and torque, Ford has announced at the Work Truck Show.

March 1, 2016

Cummins Powers Up Medium-Duty Engines

Cummins has updated its B and L series medium-duty engines for 2017, increasing power output options and fuel efficiency.

March 1, 2016

Ford Extends F-650/F-750 V-8 Diesel's Range

Ford will offer a new 6.7L Powerstroke V-8 diesel with its the 2017 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks that can travel 500,000 miles without a major service visit, Ford announced at the Work Truck Show.

February 26, 2016

EPA Offers $26M in Diesel Emissions Reduction Grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that $26 million in grant funding will be made available to establish clean diesel projects with the intention of reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of diesel engines.

January 15, 2016

Renewable Diesel Reduces Ore. Utility's Maintenance Costs

Since switching from biodiesel to renewable diesel, the Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) in Oregon has reduced its fleet greenhouse gas emissions as well as maintenance on its diesel vehicles.

January 8, 2016

Starters Use 2-Stage Engagement to Prevent Damage

The Mahle Letrika AZG family of electric starters is designed for the high-output requirements of large displacement diesel engines used in commercial trucks.

January 4, 2016

Kit Includes Tools to Clean Diesel Injector Seats and Bores

Innovative Products of America’s Injector-Seat Cleaning Kit features brushes designed to clean diesel injector seats, bores and cups on most light-, medium- and heavy-duty diesel engines.

December 1, 2015

Racor Filter Keeps Contamination Out of the DEF Tank

Racor has released the ECO-Vent Filter is designed to prevent contamination from entering the diesel exhaust fluid tank of a commercial truck.

November 30, 2015

Test Drive: Paccar MX-11 Pulls Stronger Than Expected

The new diesel from Kenworth and Peterbilt’s parent makes impressive power and torque, and saves 400 pounds over larger diesels.

November 17, 2015

2016 Nissan Titan XD Ride and Drive

During a recent ride and drive event, automotive media put the 2016 Nissan Titan XD through its paces on-road, off-road, and at the Nissan proving ground in Scottsdale, Arizona, highlighting the truck's 5.0L Cummins diesel engine and its towing and payload capabilities. Photos: Chris Wolski

November 9, 2015

Diesel Chevrolet Colorado Exceeds 30 MPG Highway

The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon rear-wheel-drive pickups powered by the 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel have achieved fuel economy ratings of 31 mpg on the highway, making them the most fuel efficient pickups on the market.

November 3, 2015

Peterbilt Offers MX-11 Engine With Model 579, 567

The Paccar MX-11 engine will be available for Peterbilt’s flagship Model 579 and vocational Model 567 trucks beginning Nov. 13, the company has announced.

October 7, 2015

Focus On... Paccar's New MX-11 Engine [Video]

There's a new engine in Paccar's MX lineup. New to North America, but with several years of experience under the big DAF cabs in Europe, the 11-liter MX-11 is well suited for many Kenworth and Peterbilt vocational and P&D customers.

October 5, 2015

Paccar Announces MX-11 Diesel for North America

The new diesel weighs 400 pounds less than the MX-13, and has ratings as high as 430 hp and 1,550 lb-ft of torque.

September 24, 2015

Filtertherm Gen 2 Bakes Diesel Particulate Filters

Diesel Emissions Service’s Filtertherm Generation 2 Thermal oven is a diesel particulate filter oven built specifically for baking DPFs.

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