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Clean fuel corner: New engine technology and the need for clean fuel

Welcome to the Clean Fuel Corner! This column is an opportunity for you to learn more about how evolving diesel engine technology is driving the need for cleaner fuel. While that may seem to be fairly straightforward, delivering clean and dry fuel consistently to your engine’s fuel injection system can be a great challenge. We’ll

Blu., Comdata partner to accept card payments at LNG fueling stations

Blu., an operator of liquefied natural gas (LNG) refueling stations and provider of LNG technology solutions, announced details of its partnership with Comdata— a relationship that will allow Comdata to manage card payments at all Blu. LNG fueling stations nationwide. “This partnership with Comdata helps set Blu. apart within the LNG fueling industry,” said Merritt Norton chief

3M, xperion develop a new line of CNG tanks

3M and xperion announced an agreement to develop a new line of 3M-branded compressed natural gas (CNG) tanks for use in the heavy-duty transportation industry. The tanks will integrate 3M’s Matrix Resin technology with xperion’s engineering and proprietary design technology. A new xperion facility, currently being constructed near Columbus, Ohio, in the city of Heath,

Royal Purple introduces commercial lubricant line

Synthetic lubricant manufacturer Royal Purple introduced its new commercial lubricant product line Duralec. The new line of high performance lubricants has been specifically developed for the over-the-road trucking, construction, mining, agriculture and heavy-duty fleet markets with technology to optimize equipment performance, said Royal Purple. Duralec commercial products include heavy-duty motor oils, transmission fluids, gear oil, multi-purpose

CNG usage is growing rapidly

It’s gratifying to see how rapidly compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquid natural gas (LNG) are being incorporated into both power generation and transportation. For several reasons, biofuels have not been able to keep pace. Gaseous fuels usage is increasing in spite of the fact that we still have no reasonable national energy policy. The

CNG usage is growing rapidly
Racor releases GreenMAX fuel filter brochure

Racor Division of Parker Hannifin Corp. made available its new GreenMAX Fuel Filter Water Separator brochure. The brochure offers complete product information on the new GreenMAX fuel filter. The GreenMAX is a heavy-duty, high-capacity, fuel filter water separator with options for all weather operations, says Racor. There are three heating options available, including a patented

Penzoil introduces synthetic motor oil formulated from natural gas

Pennzoil introduced Pennzoil Platinum and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum with PurePlus Technology, full synthetic motor oils formulated from natural gas. PurePlus Technology is a patented process that converts pure natural gas into the first-of-its-kind, high quality full synthetic base oil. The Pennzoil Platinum line of products made with PurePlus Technology is the first major development in

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Cleaning heavy-duty air filters

Several questions should enter truck operators’ minds when selecting air filters for your trucks. According to Wix Filter engineers, it only takes 8 oz. of dirt to destroy a diesel engine. Those questions, as offered by Wix, should include: • The type of sealing gasket; a close look at the media or paper and the

Cleaing Heavy Duty Air Filters
Chevron showcases lower-viscosity oils

Chevron Products Co. conducted a live teardown of a DD15 engine, with over 400,000 miles of service using Delo 400 XLE 10W-30, during the Mid-America Trucking Show 2014. The event demonstrated the ability of lower-viscosity oils, like 10W-30, to provide comparable protection to a 15W-40 grade, while at the same time improving fuel economy. “There’s a

Legislative progress could lead to a national energy policy

Instead of being a curmudgeon this month, I’m going to be very positive—you can now call me “Bubbles” Martin. I’ve actually witnessed some legislative progress, which may lead us to a much-needed national energy policy. Congressmen from Missouri and Nebraska recently introduced three bills related to the use of natural gas in the trucking industry.

Legislative progress could lead to a national energy policy
Penray details installer service kits offerings

Penray offers a variety of system-specific installer service kits that include the chemicals needed to clean, protect and fortify various vehicle systems. These kits include cleaners, protectants, conditioners and lubricants needed to restore performance. Penray also offers installer tools and full lines of automotive, heavy-duty and shop chemicals. The Penray Installer line encompasses a collection of kits providing preventive maintenance for

Espar presents natural gas heating for trucks

Espar North America presented its newly-developed Airtronic NG Commercial at the NTEA The Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind. The air heater burns compressed natural gas (CNG) and is suited for all trucks fueled by natural gas. “Our Airtronic NG Commercial is the first air heater that is specially designed for the continuously growing market

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