Equipment http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en Natural gas compatible dashboard gauges and instrument clusters offered http://fleetowner.com/equipment/natural-gas-compatible-dashboard-gauges-and-instrument-clusters-offered <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A new line of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> compatible dashboard gauges and instrument clusters has been introduced by Ametek Vehicular Instruments Systems (VIS).</p> <p>Among the <a href="http://www.ametekvis.com/">VIS products offered</a> for natural-gas-fueled vehicles are the Universal Instrument Panel-Basic (UIP-B), Universal Instrument Panel-Message Center (UIP-MC), Universal Instrument Panel-Specialized (UIP-S), Can-Communicator 2-in. Graphic Display, and several customer-specific custom gauges and instrument clusters.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/natural-gas-compatible-dashboard-gauges-and-instrument-clusters-offered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/natural-gas-compatible-dashboard-gauges-and-instrument-clusters-offered#comments Equipment News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:03:00 +0000 123631 at http://fleetowner.com Round lift axles designed for vocational work http://fleetowner.com/equipment/round-lift-axles-designed-vocational-work <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.hendrickson-intl.com/">Hendrickson Specialty Products Auxiliary Axle Systems</a> has introduced a new round lift axle design for non-steerable and steer applications in severe- or heavy-duty applications.</p> <p>The Toughlift brand of axles is designed to handle 25,000-lb. capacity. The Toughlift FM and FR non-steer models will replace the HLM model with capacities up to 25,000 lbs., as well as the high lifting HLR 13,000-lb. and 18,000-lb. capacity non-steer lift axles that have been used extensively over the years in both pusher or tag positions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/round-lift-axles-designed-vocational-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/round-lift-axles-designed-vocational-work#comments Equipment News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:59:00 +0000 123601 at http://fleetowner.com Increased capabilities added for Oil in Water and Biodiesel Blend analyzers with InfraCal 2 Analyzer http://fleetowner.com/equipment/increased-capabilities-added-oil-water-and-biodiesel-blend-analyzers-infracal-2-analyzer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Wilks has introduced the <a href="http://www.wilksir.com/products/new-infracal-2.html">InfraCal 2 Analyzer</a>, which offers additional features to the company&rsquo;s InfraCal Oil in Water Analyzers and InfraCal Biodiesel Blend Analyzers. These features include better repeatability, multiple calibrations, unlimited data storage, optional internal battery pack, touch screen display, and password protection for instrument settings.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/increased-capabilities-added-oil-water-and-biodiesel-blend-analyzers-infracal-2-analyzer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/increased-capabilities-added-oil-water-and-biodiesel-blend-analyzers-infracal-2-analyzer#comments Equipment News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:38:00 +0000 123531 at http://fleetowner.com Nebraska refuse hauler adds natural gas truck http://fleetowner.com/running-green/nebraska-refuse-hauler-adds-natural-gas-truck <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Uribe Refuse, a Lincoln, NE-based hauler, is adding its first natural-gas powered truck to its fleet. The truck will travel Uribe&rsquo;s heaviest routes and is part of a plan to add 18 total <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> vehicles over the next few years, the company said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/nebraska-refuse-hauler-adds-natural-gas-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/nebraska-refuse-hauler-adds-natural-gas-truck#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel News Running Green Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:37:00 +0000 123521 at http://fleetowner.com SAF-Holland introduces yoke mount air suspension axle system http://fleetowner.com/equipment/saf-holland-introduces-yoke-mount-air-suspension-axle-system <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.safholland.com">SAF-Holland</a> has introduced what it said is the industry&rsquo;s first integrated yoke mount air suspension axle system. The new CBXy yoke mount model is designed to work in conjunction with the low profile CBXu underslung model. It allows for load equalization, and is specially designed for lowboy and drop deck trailer applications.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/saf-holland-introduces-yoke-mount-air-suspension-axle-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/saf-holland-introduces-yoke-mount-air-suspension-axle-system#comments Equipment News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:33:00 +0000 123501 at http://fleetowner.com GM announces pricing for natural gas options http://fleetowner.com/running-green/gm-announces-pricing-natural-gas-options <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>General Motors revealed bi-fuel option pricing for its heavy-duty pickups as well as dedicated <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> fueling packages for its cargo vans this week.</p> <p>The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD pickups, respectively, will start at $9,500 for a bi-fuel option allowing those vehicles to operate on both compressed natural gas (CNG) and gasoline.<img alt="" src="/site-files/fleetowner.com/files/uploads/2014/04/GMbifuel2.jpg" style="margin: 10px; width: 200px; height: 180px; float: right;" /></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/gm-announces-pricing-natural-gas-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/gm-announces-pricing-natural-gas-options#comments Equipment News Running Green Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:14:00 +0000 123471 at http://fleetowner.com Photo courtesy of GM Washington-based manufacturer eyes entry into COE truck market http://fleetowner.com/equipment/washington-based-manufacturer-eyes-entry-coe-truck-market <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Left holding a dual-steer street sweeper chassis design following the closure of a customer about 2 &frac12; years ago, Gary Jones and his team debated what to do.</p> <p>&ldquo;When the company went under, we said &lsquo;what are we going to do?&rsquo;&rdquo; Jones told <a href="http://www.fleetowner.com">Fleet Owner</a>. &ldquo;So I said, &lsquo;why not just build a truck? The more we got into it, the more we kind of liked it.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/washington-based-manufacturer-eyes-entry-coe-truck-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/washington-based-manufacturer-eyes-entry-coe-truck-market#comments Equipment News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:17:00 +0000 123431 at http://fleetowner.com Moisture & ember separator offered by Racor http://fleetowner.com/equipment/moisture-ember-separator-offered-racor <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="http://www.parker.com/racor">Racor Division</a> of Parker Hannifin Corp. is offering a new moisture ember separator.</p> <p>The Racor moisture &amp; ember separator (MES) protects the downstream air filter from embers by using a combination of unique flat and crimped metal screens constructed into a galvanized steel frame, the company said. This multi-layered screen design traps embers and allows them to burn out before passing through the pack, while creating only minimal air flow restriction through the system.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/moisture-ember-separator-offered-racor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/moisture-ember-separator-offered-racor#comments Equipment News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:16:00 +0000 123421 at http://fleetowner.com Inland Kenworth relocates Campbell River dealership http://fleetowner.com/equipment/inland-kenworth-relocates-campbell-river-dealership <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.kenworth.com">Inland Kenworth</a> has relocated its Campbell River, British Columbia, dealership to a larger facility.</p> <p>The new location, a 20,000-sq.-ft. facility located at 2900 North Island Highway about 1 kilometer north of its previous site, features state-of-art equipment and a 6,000-sq.-ft. parts department. It also has a 10,000-sq.-ft. service department with five drive-throughs and 10 service bays.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/inland-kenworth-relocates-campbell-river-dealership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/inland-kenworth-relocates-campbell-river-dealership#comments Equipment News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:14:00 +0000 123401 at http://fleetowner.com TruStar Energy opens Florida CNG station, inks deal for Oklahoma station http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trustar-energy-opens-florida-cng-station-inks-deal-oklahoma-station <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>TruStar Energy officially opened a compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> (CNG) fueling station for City Furniture in Tamarac, FL. The company also announced that it has signed a contract with High Plains Bioenergy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seaboard Foods, to build a fast-fill CNG station in Guymon, OK.</p> <p>The City Furniture location is a time-fill station with two compressors. It will be used to power the company&rsquo;s new fleet of CNG trucks, which is expected to grow to 90 vehicles by 2016, TruStar said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trustar-energy-opens-florida-cng-station-inks-deal-oklahoma-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trustar-energy-opens-florida-cng-station-inks-deal-oklahoma-station#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fleet Management News Running Green Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:11:00 +0000 123371 at http://fleetowner.com