October 30, 2015 - Product News
Westport Innovations aftermarket parts division, Westport Parts + Service, has formed a distribution partnership with Alliant Power with an initial focus on Class 1-5 light-duty vehicles through select Alliant Power distributors.
Tags: Diesel, Natural Gas Vehicles, Distributors, Westport Innovations
September 8, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service's Office of Inspector General (OIG) has recommended four best practices and strategies for replacing vehicles based on a study of postal operations in the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, and Finland.
Tags: Diesel, Vehicle Purchasing, Replacement Cycles, United Kingdom, USPS
February 6, 2015 - Industry News
Sens. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Richard Burr (R-N.C.) have reintroduced a bipartisan bill that would allow liquefied natural gas (LNG) to better compete with diesel with taxation based on energy output rather than per gallon.
Tags: Diesel, Fuel Tax, Excise Taxes, LNG, U.S. Congress, Fuel and Oil
January 26, 2015 - Industry News
Following years of litigation a federal court in Kansas City, Missouri on Friday gave preliminary approval to settlements with more than two-dozen oil companies and fuel retailers over claims of selling “hot fuel.”
Tags: Diesel, Gasoline, Litigation, Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, Truckstops
January 8, 2015 - Industry News
In his inaugural address this week, California Gov. Jerry Brown laid out what he called “bold commitments” to sustain the environment in the nation’s most populous state, by reducing energy consumption.
Tags: Emissions, Diesel, Regulations, California, Renewable Fuel, CARB
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
Pilot Flying J is leasing six locations from Speedway to expand its network of stores in Virginia. The stores will be Pilot branded and operated in conjunction with Speedway.
Tags: Diesel, Pilot Travel Centers, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J, Speedway, Virginia
U.S. Diesel demand will peak in 2015 and decline by as much as 12.5% through 2030 according to a report by energy market research firm PIRA Energy Group.
Tags: Diesel, Oil Prices, Alternative Fuels, NATSO, Forecast
July 11, 2014 - Industry News
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America recently announced the addition of the NPR-XD to its to its N-Series diesel trucks line-up.
Tags: Diesel, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Isuzu NPR, Medium-Duty Trucks, Engines
June 9, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops has opened two new locations, one in Dodge City, Kan., at the intersection of U.S. Highways 400, 56 and 283; the other in Grand Junction, Colo., off I-70, at exit 26.
Tags: Diesel, Drivers, Colorado, DEF, Kansas, Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops, Diesel Exhaust Fluid
May 16, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s celebrated the reopening of its travel stop in east Oklahoma City on Thursday, May 15. The previous site was destroyed by a tornado in May 2010.
Tags: Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops, Drivers, Diesel
April 9, 2014 - Industry News
The world’s largest independent engine maker, Cummins Inc., is partnering with the biggest truck builder, Beiqi Foton Motor Co. Ltd. of China, in a joint venture that will see Foton use Cummins ISG diesels in a new truck series developed with Daimler of Germany.
Tags: Diesel, Cummins, China, Foton Motor, Global, Engines
April 6, 2014 - Industry News
Diesel Direct, a mobile refueling company headquartered in Massachusetts, recently made an acquisition of mobile refueling assets from New-York-based HOP Energy.
Tags: Diesel, Fuel Management, Mergers & Acquisitions
March 3, 2014 - Industry News
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regional offices have once again extended emergency declarations waiving certain federal regulations for those involved in the interstate hauling of emergency relief supplies as cold weather continues in the Midwest and Northeast.
Tags: FMCSA, Diesel, Drivers, Regulations, Hours of Service, Propane Transport
February 18, 2014 - Industry News
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. to reinstate a tax incentive that expired at the end of 2013 when it comes to the production of domestic biodiesel fuel.
Tags: Diesel, Biodiesel, Legislation, Alternative Fuels, U.S. Senate
February 11, 2014 - Industry News
A case that began in 2006 over claims that diesel and gasoline retailers were cheating customers out of money has apparently come to an end. Plaintiffs' lawyers in "hot fuel” litigation have voluntarily dismissed the remaining cases against defendants in Kansas City, Kan., according to published reports.
Tags: Diesel, Gasoline, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Litigation
January 9, 2014 - Industry News
Fleet managers overseeing snowplows and diesel trucks in several states reported fuel gelling as a result of frigid temperatures in the Midwest and eastern U.S.
January 2, 2014 - Industry News
Extremely cold weather in parts of the country has led to some states issuing emergency waivers of federal trucking rules when it comes to hauling different fuels.
Tags: Diesel, Gasoline, Minnesota, Michigan, New Jersey, Propane Autogas, Vermont, New Hampshire, Weather
April 22, 2013 - Industry News
The head of Pilot Flying J Monday announced several steps the company is taking to address the questions raised in a federal probe of its fuel rebate program, including an internal audit, placing some employees on leave, eliminating manual rebate calculations, and adding a chief compliance officer.
Tags: Diesel, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J, Fuel & Oil
April 19, 2013 - Industry News
Details have started to emerge following a raid by the FBI and IRS on the Knoxville, Tenn., headquarters of the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J.
Tags: Pilot Flying J, Truckstops, Diesel
April 10, 2013 - Industry News
President Obama’s proposed budget for the 2014 fiscal year that starts Oct. 1 drew harsh criticism from the American Trucking Associations and the Diesel Technology Forum. ATA took issue with the budget's infrastructure funding, while the Forum took aim at a cut in funding for emissions-reduction programs.
Tags: ATA, President Obama, Infrastructure, Infrastructure Funding, DERA, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Emissions, Diesel, Diesel Technology Forum
April 8, 2013 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops is completing the addition of an RFID-enabled payment system at its travel stop locations, saying it's the first travel stop company to give customers the ability to process payment at the diesel bay through radio frequency technology.
Tags: Diesel, RFID, Love's Travel Stops, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops
April 2, 2013 - Industry News
Legislation passed late last week by Maryland lawmakers that would increase fuel taxes is expected to be signed by Gov. Martin O’Malley. Similar plans have been progressing in other states.
Tags: Virginia, Maryland, New Hampshire, Taxes, Diesel, Gasoline
February 5, 2013 - Industry News
The National Biodiesel Board announced a new goal Tuesday during the Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Las Vegas: 10% of the on-road diesel market by 2022. The Diesel Technology Forum has signed on to help the industry get there while making sure engines are protected.
Tags: Biodiesel, Alternative Fuels, Diesel, National Biodiesel Board
December 26, 2012 - Industry News
As the holiday week opened, diesel prices continued their recent downward trend, while gasoline prices crept back upward.
The Department of Energy's Information Administration reported a nationwide drop of 2.2 cents in the price of a gallon diesel earlier this week. The average price was $3.92 per gallon
Tags: Fuel and Oil, Diesel, Gasoline, crude oil
December 19, 2012 - Industry News
The National Biodiesel Board, which represents more than 260 U.S. and international companies that produce and distribute renewable biodiesel fuel, is the newest allied member of the Diesel Technology Forum
Tags: Fuel and Oil, Biodiesel, Diesel
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