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Average diesel prices are forecast to rise only a little this year and into 2018. Graphic: U.S. DOE

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Forecast Calls for Continued Low Oil, Fuel Prices

Lower than earlier forecast crude oil prices are expected to translate into continued low prices at the pumps for both diesel and gasoline, according to a new U.S. Energy Department report.

Diesel Extreme’s deep clean provides six months of protection and benefits to keep engines running strong.  (Photo courtesy of Hot Shot's Secret)

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Diesel Extreme Fuel Additive

With one dose, Hot Shot's Diesel Extreme cleans out fuel tanks, lines, and injectors, removes moisture, boosts cetane, lubricates the fuel pump and injectors, neutralizes acid, and restores fuel economy and power back to the vehicle’s original performance.

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New-Vehicle Fuel Economy Remains at 25.3

The May value is up 5.2 mpg since October 2007, the first month of monitoring by UMTRI. This value is 0.2 mpg below the peak of 25.5 mpg from August 2014.

SOURCE: WEX and WT Truck Magazine

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Diesel Prices Up 42 Cents Over Last Year

In the past year, average diesel fuel prices per gallon have increased 42 cents, from $2.13 in 2016 to $2.55 in 2017, with forecasts looking and contiued increases.

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Mich. Senators Support Fuel Economy Bill

Michigan's U.S. senators are backing a proposal that would allow automakers to apply credits for model years as far back as 2009 to help them meet future standards to require their car and truck fleets to average 41 miles per gallon by 2021.

VMAC's Underhood 70 Air Compressor provides up to 70 CFM at 100% duty cycle, ensuring on-demand air, eliminating downtime. (Image courtesy of VMAC)

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Underhood 70 Air Compressor for GMC Duramax Diesel

VMAC has released the latest Underhood 70 rotary screw air compressor system designed specifically for the GMC Sierra's 2017 Duramax Diesel.

Photo: Cummins

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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.

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McNeilus and Agility Fuel Solutions Strengthen Partnership

The newly strengthened alliance will authorize McNeilus to process claims, provide parts, and service for Agility’s CNG systems and conduct Agility CNG installations throughout its branch network.

Photo courtesy of Transfer Flow.

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Larger Fuel Tank For 2017 Ford Pickups

Transfer Flow, Inc. released a replacement fuel tank for the 2017 Ford F-250, F-350, and F-450 Super Duty short bed, crew cab diesel trucks. The hot-dipped aluminum alloy steel tank nearly doubles the original useable fuel capacity, storing a total of 60 gallons of diesel.

Congestion in California. Photo: U.S. Dept. of Transportation

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California Strikes Deal with Truckers to Hike Fuel Tax

A bill to raise fuel taxes that could bring in $5.2 billion a year has advanced through the California legislature and needs only to be signed by Gov. Jerry Brown before going into effect.

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