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Natural Gas Truck Sales Are on the Rise

Retail sales of U.S. and Canadian Class 8 Natural Gas trucks have increased in 2019, reversing...

Retail sales of U.S. and Canadian Class 8 Natural Gas trucks have increased in 2019, reversing the declining trend from the year before, according to ACT Research’s Alternative Fuels Quarterly.

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Tackling Bulk Fuel Quality Issues

A Thermally Reactive Advance Protection (TRAP) breather.

Fuel quality is an increasingly important issue and diesel that isn’t pristinely clean can cause unexpected downtime, shortened maintenance intervals and costly engine overhauls.

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Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

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EPA Adds SmartWay Day Cab Program, Revises Retread Tire Specs

Fleets running fuel-efficient regional day cabs can now get their trucks recognized by SmartWay.

The Environmental Protection Agency is making some changes to its SmartWay program that offers information on verified fuel-efficient technologies. Day cabs are now eligible for the SmartWay designation, and research into fuel-efficient retreads will result in changes to how those products are classified.

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Truck Platooning on Forest Roads [Video]

Truck Platooning on Forest Roads [Video]

Gravel and dirt roads present some unique challenges for truck platooning technology. FPInnovations and its partners have been testing the technology on backroads in Quebec, Canada to see how it might peform in the real world.