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Roush CleanTech develops propane autogas fuel system for the Ford F-750

Roush CleanTech has developed a propane autogas fuel system for the Ford F-750 chassis that the company says costs less than similar diesel counterparts. Operating up to 33,000 GVWR, the company says that the model was created in response to the growing demand for an autogas-fueled medium-duty chassis for bobtail applications, cylinder delivery trucks, and

The importance of being proactive during alternative fuel tank specification

What are the questions should be posed to a fuel system integrator regarding fuel tanks during the specification process? Here are three to consider.

Valvoline introduces Cobalt Grease for extreme environments

Valvoline is introducing Valvoline Cobalt Grease with Pressure Activated Technology, a new grease with a unique viscosity delivery system. Valvoline Cobalt Grease reduces friction and can handle heat in extreme environments, according to the company, who added that the Pressure Activated Technology allows Valvoline Cobalt Grease to deliver ISO 1000 lubricating fluid, ensuring EP protection and sufficient film

Vnomics debuts True Fuel analytics tool

Vnomics Corp. has debuted its True Fuel fuel optimization solution. The patented, standalone system significantly improves fuel economy through real-time driver coaching and precise, comprehensive fuel use analytics for fleet managers, according to the company. “True Fuel is the result of customer feedback and our commitment to the transportation industry to provide a driver coaching and fuel

An update on alternate fuels and taxes

Our dedicated federal government has been busy securing transportation’s future by passing new legislation. As you may already know we, after many attempts, thankfully got long-term transportation funding (could an important election be coming up?), but relevant alternate fuels tax legislation was also passed. Natural gas gets a 50 cent per gallon tax credit, for both

Fuels and lubes column
Update: OEM alternative fuel offerings

Over the years, we have been witness to the ebb and flow of alternative fuels for on-highway vehicles, which has been driven the price and/or availability of oil. Typically, fleet applications drive the choice for specific alternative fuels. We asked truck original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) about the current alternative fuel trends and demands, and where fleets

How fuel filters impact engine health

Fuel is the lifeblood that runs through the heart of your tractor—the engine—sending power into the truck’s component circulatory system. The key to your equipment’s on-highway heart health lies in the engine getting plenty of exercise as it rolls towards its million-mile goal, and to make sure it’s fed the cleanest diesel fuel possible. The

Eaton revises, renames its lubricant product line

Eaton Corp. has revised its line of synthetic lubricants with new specifications, new labeling and a new name. These initiatives have been made to help customers identify and use the proper lubricant to ensure the best possible performance of Eaton medium- and heavy-duty transmissions and other commercial vehicle components, the company explained. Two new specifications have been introduced: One

Luber-finer releases MXM Nano Tech air filters

Luber-finer has introduced its new MXM Nano Tech air filters. Offering 99.99% overall filtration efficiency, the Luber-finer MXM Nano Tech air filters remove airborne contaminants and protect heavy duty engines, the company said. Luber-finer’s new Nano Tech media, according to the company, is designed to keep contaminants at the surface of the filter media and away from the engine. The MXM

What will be the impact of PC-11’s second category?

I just returned from making a presentation at the Advanced Engineering Technology Conference (AETC) associated with the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show in Indianapolis. This is the biggest event in the world for people who earn their livings racing. The general public is not allowed to attend. There I found that even racers and race engine

Fuels and lubes column
Can diesel prices stay this low?

From the beginning, people said it couldn’t last. The falling diesel fuel prices were bound to be temporary; fleets should not adjust their spending plans. There was every reason to think this was true—it had been years since diesel prices hit such a low. Then they kept falling and falling, and they stayed low for

Chevron to begin PC-11 public education campaign

In reaction to the news that the ASTM International’s Automotive Lubricants Subcommittee has approved the new Proposed Category 11 (PC-11) specifications for the next generation of heavy-duty diesel engine oils to be licensed on Dec. 1, 2016, Chevron Products Co. has begun a PC-11 public education campaign. The company says that the goal of the campaign is

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