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Reducing Idling – Benefits and Outcomes

With fuel costs being an unpredictable expense, seeking out ways to reduce fuel costs is more and more common of fleet managers today. Read about anti-idling programs and how they improve the bottom line by cutting down fuel waste.

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OTC Introduces Fuel Injector, Pump Tools

OTC added four new fuel injector and fuel pump tools to its product line-up in North America to help technicians complete jobs faster.

Diesel Prices on the Rise

Back on the rise again, the national average diesel fuel price hit $3.04 in April, 9 cents per gallon higher than March and 49 cents higher than same time last year.

HPCD Smart Fuel & Fleet Station Could Help Modernize Fueling Infrastructure

The system includes fuel storage, pumps, and intuitive fuel and fleet management software that connect vehicle data with fuel consumption, an analytics dashboard and EcoChem’s patented fuel processing system that re-refines the degraded fuel, purifying, stabilizing and enhancing it to its own branded, High Performance Clean Diesel (HPCD).

Upward Pressure on Fleet Costs Threatens to Increase TCO

Recently, I conducted a survey of several hundred fleet managers to identify emerging industry trends. One recurrent theme expressed by fleet managers was the concern that fleet costs are starting to experience upward pricing pressures. Here's what they told me.

Lean and Green: Ways to Save Fuel

Companies large and small are looking for new ways to reduce their fuel spend and carbon footprint. Check out these helpful tips for reducing your fuel bill in 2018.

Forecast Is for Fuel Prices to Remain Low for the Foreseeable Future -- Maybe Longer

Conventional wisdom in the fleet market is often wrong. If we roll back the calendar, the conventional wisdom about fuel prices was that there would be ebbs and flows in price per gallon rates, but the overall price trajectory would trend upward. The flaw with conventional wisdom is that it only works when no new variables are inserted into future projections. A case in point is the shale oil revolution, which now has experts predicting oil prices will remain flat for the foreseeable future.

The Pros and Cons of Biodiesel vs. Diesel

Produced from vegetable oils, the clean-burning biodiesel can be used in conventional engines with few, if any, modifications and is distributed through existing infrastructures.