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Gasoline vs. Diesel

Of the 11 million diesel-powered commercial (Class 3-8) vehicles on the road, new research from the Diesel Technology Forum shows that 43% are now using cleaner burning technology, including selective catalytic reduction (SCR) and particulate control.

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Cut Hidden Costs: Four Ways to Improve Your Fleet’s Bottom Line

Fleet managers often focus on controlling the biggest fixed operating costs for the acquisition of trucks and fuel. However, it’s the hidden costs that keep fleet managers from achieving their organization’s goals for efficiency and profitability. Renewable diesel is one option to help cut costs.

Diesel Prices Start to Dip

Overall national average diesel fuel prices for the U.S. are $3.05 per gallon, dropping about $0.02 from last week and $0.34 compared to 2018.

The Future of Medium-Duty Truck Engines

The medium-duty truck market is healthy, ready for continued growth, and currently impacted by several outside factors including emissions regulations and fleet needs.

Diesel Prices Dip Slightly

Average on-highway diesel prices in the U.S. were $3.03 per gallon, down slighly from last week and down $0.19 from same time last year. This marks the fourth straight week that diesel price averages have fallen. 

Full-Size Diesel Pickup Sales Up 23%

According to the latest data from the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF), sales of full-size diesel pickup trucks in the United States are up 23% over the first quarter of 2019 – more than double the sales of all cars and trucks for the quarter (11%).

F-Series Super Duty Gets Off-Road Package

The 2020 F-Series Super Duty now features the Tremor Off-Road Package. Tremor pushes the boundaries of Super Duty off-road capability with new hardware and tech to handle rough terrain.

Jasper Acquires Diesel USA Group

Jasper Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Jasper Engines and Transmissions, has acquired Diesel USA Group, Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky. The Diesel USA Group will remain a separate company and brand as it becomes part of the Jasper ESOP. 

Diesel Ram 1500 Relaunches for 2020

The diesel-powered 2020 Ram 1500 will reenter the pickup wars with a third-generation 3.0L V-6 that now produces 480 lb.-ft. of torque. The Ram 1500 Classic will also offer a diesel variant.