Fuel http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en NOx reductions and fuel economy http://fleetowner.com/fuel/nox-reductions-and-fuel-economy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Looks like NOx reduction may once again be the target of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The agency is responding to petitions from state and local governmental agencies and other organizations that want to see further reductions in NOx in commercial vehicles.</p> <p>NOx standards for trucks were last set 16 years ago and agencies such as the California Air Resources Board say there are new technologies available to reduce NOx emissions further.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/nox-reductions-and-fuel-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/nox-reductions-and-fuel-economy#comments Fleet Management Fuel News Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:28:00 +0000 210141 at http://fleetowner.com Freightliner Custom Chassis named to DOE consortium http://fleetowner.com/fuel/freightliner-custom-chassis-named-doe-consortium <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The U.S. Dept. of Energy has selected <a href="freightlinerchassis.com" target="_blank">Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp.</a> (FCCC) as part of a multidisciplinary consortium that will explore improving on-road freight efficiency for medium and heavy-duty trucks.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/freightliner-custom-chassis-named-doe-consortium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/freightliner-custom-chassis-named-doe-consortium#comments Fuel News Technology Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:39:00 +0000 210091 at http://fleetowner.com Dometic: eNow solar panel system helps trucks reduce fuel costs http://fleetowner.com/running-green/dometic-enow-solar-panel-system-helps-trucks-reduce-fuel-costs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Dometic announced it is powering its Blizzard Turbo auxiliary air conditioner with eNow&rsquo;s Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Panel system &ndash; making it the first solar-powered auxiliary A/C available for Class 8 sleeper trucks, according to the company.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/dometic-enow-solar-panel-system-helps-trucks-reduce-fuel-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/dometic-enow-solar-panel-system-helps-trucks-reduce-fuel-costs#comments Blue Fleets Fuel News Running Green Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:55:00 +0000 208861 at http://fleetowner.com Wabash details aerodynamic solutions on Navistar’s SuperTruck http://fleetowner.com/running-green/wabash-details-aerodynamic-solutions-navistar-s-supertruck <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.wabashnational.com">Wabash National Corporation</a> released details about its trailer that was part of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/international-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Navistar</a></span>&rsquo;s SuperTruck combination vehicle.</p> <p>Wabash National&rsquo;s trailer includes aerodynamic trailer devices, three of which were based on the company&rsquo;s commercially available Ventix DRS skirt, AeroFin XL tail device and nose fairing. The aerodynamic improvements reduced the trailer&rsquo;s drag coefficient by more than 30 percent, according to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/navistar-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Navistar</a></span>, the company said.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/wabash-details-aerodynamic-solutions-navistar-s-supertruck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/wabash-details-aerodynamic-solutions-navistar-s-supertruck#comments Equipment Fuel News Running Green Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:52:00 +0000 208011 at http://fleetowner.com Transfer Flow releases 50-gal. fuel tank for Nissan Titan XD http://fleetowner.com/equipment/transfer-flow-releases-50-gal-fuel-tank-nissan-titan-xd <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.transferflow.com" target="_blank">Transfer Flow</a> introduced a 50-gal. high-capacity replacement fuel tank for the 2016 Nissan Titan XD diesel truck. The Transfer Flow 50-gallon midship replacement tank will provide Nissan Titan XD owners with nearly double the fuel capacity and driving range over its stock 26-gal. tank.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/transfer-flow-releases-50-gal-fuel-tank-nissan-titan-xd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/transfer-flow-releases-50-gal-fuel-tank-nissan-titan-xd#comments Equipment Fuel News Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:45:00 +0000 206401 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Transfer Flow&#39;s 50-gallon fuel tank for the Nissan Titan XD.</p> Diesel prices continue to fall, down 2.2 cents http://fleetowner.com/fuel/diesel-prices-continue-fall-down-22-cents <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The average <a href="http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/">U.S. retail pump price for diesel fell 2.2 cents</a> in the Nov. 21 report by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), to $2.421 per gallon. That&rsquo;s 2.4 cents cheaper than this time last year.</p> <p>Every region saw a price decline, paced by the Rocky Mountains, where a gallon was 3.7 cents cheaper ($2.455), and California, down 3.3 cents ($2.804).</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/diesel-prices-continue-fall-down-22-cents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/diesel-prices-continue-fall-down-22-cents#comments Fuel News Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:52:00 +0000 206271 at http://fleetowner.com Aerodynam-no http://fleetowner.com/fuel/aerodynam-no <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The vehicle OEMs have been working hard to make the tractor-trailer rigs as aerodynamic as possible. But, the drivers, especially owner-operators, continue to want a couple of other things in their rigs.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/aerodynam-no" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/aerodynam-no#comments Fuel News Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:52:00 +0000 206231 at http://fleetowner.com New API-certified CK-4 and FA-4 oils available Dec. 1 http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/new-api-certified-ck-4-and-fa-4-oils-available-dec-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>On Thursday, Dec. 1, the American Petroleum Institute&rsquo;s (API) new diesel engine oil standards, <a href="http://www.DieselOilMatters.com">API CK-4 and FA-4</a>, will begin appearing in the marketplace on licensed products and marketing materials.</p> <p>Earlier this year, API&rsquo;s Lubricants Group approved the new API CK-4 and FA-4 specifications to address the varying needs of engine technologies&mdash;aging, new, and in use, both on- and off-highway&mdash;and to help diesel engine manufacturers meet more stringent emissions requirements.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/new-api-certified-ck-4-and-fa-4-oils-available-dec-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/new-api-certified-ck-4-and-fa-4-oils-available-dec-1#comments Maintenance Fuel News Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:15:00 +0000 206211 at http://fleetowner.com EGR Systems Run Cleaner with Premium Diesel Fuel http://fleetowner.com/fuel/egr-systems-run-cleaner-premium-diesel-fuel <div class="field-byline"> SPONSORED CONTENT By Donnie Holtzinger, CHS business development manager, refined fuels marketing </div> <div class="field-deck"> Fuel choice and preventive maintenance can help avoid fouling and downtime due to exhaust gas recirculation systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Most diesel engines in the U.S. use a combination of technologies to reduce emissions. Usually there will be a diesel particulate filter (DPF), selective catalytic reduction (SCR) with urea (DEF fluid), and an EGR system. &nbsp;An effective EGR system paired with these technologies will reduce nitrous oxide (NOx) in the exhaust for cleaner emissions.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/egr-systems-run-cleaner-premium-diesel-fuel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/egr-systems-run-cleaner-premium-diesel-fuel#comments Fuel News Wed, 16 Nov 2016 14:26:00 +0000 205901 at http://fleetowner.com BYD and Wayne Engineering unveil all-electric refuse truck http://fleetowner.com/running-green/byd-and-wayne-engineering-unveil-all-electric-refuse-truck <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>BYD and Wayne Engineering announced the launch of an <a href="http://www.byd.com">all-new, fully-electric refuse truck</a> for use in cities across the country.</p> <p>&ldquo;This truck represents a new era in waste management, one of the last remaining sectors untouched by green energy and electrification,&rdquo; said Stella Li, president of BYD America. &ldquo;We&rsquo;re proud to be working with Wayne Engineering on a refuse truck that will protect the environment while providing for a 58% reduction in operating costs per mile.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/byd-and-wayne-engineering-unveil-all-electric-refuse-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/byd-and-wayne-engineering-unveil-all-electric-refuse-truck#comments Powertrain Equipment Fuel News Running Green Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:27:00 +0000 205781 at http://fleetowner.com <p>The new all-electric refuse truck from BYD and Wayne Engineering</p>