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February 27, 2017

Pros and Cons of On-Site Fueling

From pricing to convenience, there are many benefits for an on-site fueling facility. But, time to recoup initial investments and additional maintenance requirements should be considered.

January 12, 2017

Effectively Managing Fuel in Truck Fleets

Managing fuel is about so much more than a price tag. Fuel professionals share insight into best practices for fleets to get a handle on rising costs, cut down on fuel use, and keep track of purchases.

October 3, 2016

Updated Trucks Keep Nonprofit’s Fleet Costs Down

Idaho Youth Ranch has improved fleet efficiency through initiatives such as mobile technicians and electronic routing, as well as by adding new Kenworth T270 leased trucks to its fleet.

March 29, 2016

New Light-Duty Diesel Pickups Break the Mold

Several light-duty diesel pickups from Nissan, GM, and Ram seek market niches that defy traditional truck categories.

February 29, 2016

Diesel or Gasoline: Making the Right Decision

Gasoline- and diesel-powered trucks of all class sizes have their advantages and disadvantages in fleet operations. A combination of both could be the better option. How do you make the right decision for your fleet?

October 30, 2015

Westport Strikes Natural Gas Parts Distribution Deal

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.

October 20, 2015

Shell Rotella Oil Filters

The new line of six oil filters has been designed to fit almost every diesel pickup truck on the road today.

October 19, 2015

Gas vs. Diesel: The Bad Investment Only Fleet Managers Know About

Choosing to purchase gasoline engines instead of diesel ones for Class 3-6 trucks may be an unpopular decision, but it’s the right one.

October 1, 2015

The Evolution of Chevrolet Pickups

During its media launch of the 2016 Colorado medium- and Silverado full-size pickup trucks, Chevrolet also gave a glimpse of the beginnings of the brand with examples of earlier trucks. Photos: Chris Wolski

July 21, 2015

CLEADiesel Fuel Cart

The Racor Division of Parker Hannifin’s CLEANDiesel Fuel Cart is designed for pre-filtration and transfer of diesel and biodiesel fuels.

June 9, 2015

Diesel Fuel Test Kit

Dieselcraft’s #OX-20 diesel fuel test kit tests fuel for oxidation, indicating if it is bad or in need of additives or extra filtering.

June 2, 2015

FST Series Trailers for Fuel/DEF Delivery

Thunder Creek Equipment introduced the all-new FST Series trailers – available in 500-, 750-, and 990-gallon diesel capacities with a 100-gallon DEF tank and an optional field-installed rear utility box.

May 11, 2015

Video: Nissan's Relationship with Cummins

Cummins has collaborated closely with Nissan on the next-generation TITAN XD, developing this engine specifically with Nissan's next-generation pickup in mind. Watch (and listen to the exhaust note) as many of the key players at both Cummins and Nissan chronicle the process by which the 5.0L Cummins Turbo Diesel V-8 was mated to the TITAN XD.

October 29, 2014

U.S. Diesel Demand to Decline After 2015

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.

July 16, 2014

Research: By 2035 Alt-Fuels Will Power 14 Percent of Trucks

Medium and heavy duty vehicles (MHDVs) represent less than 5 percent of the total vehicle market today, and the vast majority of these use conventional internal combustion engines (ICE) powered by either gasoline or diesel.

July 11, 2014

Isuzu Announces New NPR-XD Diesel Truck

With a gross vehicle weight rating of 16,000 pounds, the NPR-XD bridges the gap between the NPR-HD, with its GVWR of 14,500 pounds, and the 17,950-pound GVWR NQR.

May 29, 2014

Diesel Falls Slightly During Holiday Weekend

The national average price of diesel fell nine-tenths of a cent to $3.925 per gallon for the week. Diesel costs 4.5 cents more than it did a year ago.

May 28, 2014

Urea Diesel Filter

Robert Bosch LLC announce the addition of a total of 30 new part numbers to its braking, fuel injection, fuel pump module, and filtration lines including urea diesel filters.

May 21, 2014

State of Alternative Fuels in Fleet Industry

With advancements coming in leaps and bounds across all advanced and alternative fuels used in fleets, look at a snapshot of the main fuel types. Learn about how these fuels started, where they are at today, and forecasts and predictions for the future.

April 11, 2014

Ferrellgas Details Winter Fleet Challenges

Coupled by a higher demand, road closures, diesel gelling, and supply issues, propane companies were faced with seemingly relentless complications this winter. Ferrellgas stepped up to meet this demand, which continues to be a challenge in certain states.

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