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Gasoline vs. Diesel

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. 

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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.

Modern Light-Duty Trucks in Photos

The Toyota Tacoma came in as the lightest of the mid-size trucks at 5,600-pounds GVWR while the Ford F-150 offers the most payload of the truck models at 3,270 pounds (when properly equipped).

10 Trends: Vocational Work Trucks Cost of Ownership

Total cost of ownership for vocational truck fleets is trending upward, primarily due to higher fuel prices, increased maintenance costs due to higher labor rates and parts prices, and commodity-driven increases in tire prices.

Heavy-Duty Parts Washer Saves Tech Time

The new Snap-on PBC58 Heavy-Duty Automatic Parts Washer can be used to effectively clean many large automotive parts such as gasoline and diesel engine blocks, cylinder heads, valve covers, pans, transmission cases, as well as smaller items down to nuts and bolts

Diesel Prices Continue Steady Rise

Diesel prices have continued a month-over-month and year-over-year steady rise. National average diesel fuel prices were $3.23 for September, according to WEX. This is 5 cents higher than August and 49 cents higher than September 2017.