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Shell, Penske announce strategic decarbonization, sustainability collaboration

Shell Oil Co. and Penske Corp. have announced a new strategic collaboration, aiming to offer customers an integrated solution to help address emissions throughout their supply chains, from warehouse facilities, vehicle and fleet technologies to sustainable transportation routes. This project will initially be focused in the U.S. The companies say that the strategic collaboration is

Jacobs Vehicle Systems partners with ClearFlame Engine Technologies on decarbonized engine development

Jacobs Vehicle Systems recently teamed with ClearFlame Engine Technologies, a start-up dedicated to clean engine technology, to further advance the company’s heavy-duty decarbonized engine solution. Jacobs provided installation support of its Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) technology, which complements the ClearFlame high-temperature, carbon-neutral strategy. By replacing all of the petroleum fuel used with decarbonized fuels such as

Lubricant companies are preparing for the future of trucking

If you watch movies like Blade Runner and Back to the Future Part II, set in 2019 and 2015, respectively, you know that the future has come and gone. Congratulations, we’ve made it. Ridley Scott and Robert Zemeckis might be great directors, but seeing as how there are no signs of flying cars draped in

How to increase diesel truck sustainability, efficiency via lubricants

Cleaner air. A better future for our children. Conservation of resources. Meeting regulation standards! You’ve heard it all before. Fleet managers want to be more sustainable too, but for someone running a fleet of trucks, you know being more sustainable typically comes at a cost. Instead of hearing those advantages, you hear: “Another trip to

Five truck trend takeaways from April

We know it’s not easy to keep up with everything that happens in the world of trucking. So here are the biggest stories from April focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place. 5. Kenworth launches new medium-duty truck lineup Kenworth has introduced a new medium-duty conventional truck lineup ranging from Class 5

Onfleet announces carbon emissions initiative, partnership with Pachama

Onfleet has announced an initiative to offset the impact of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions resulting from deliveries powered by its platform. Dubbed “Onfleet Offset,” the program will calculate the CO2 impact of its customers’ delivery operations and share in the cost of offsetting emissions by investing in Gold Standard, VCS, CAR and ACR verified nature

The latest oil technologies keeping fleets efficient

If you haven’t updated your oil and lube regime lately, there’s a good chance you’re letting a significant amount of cash – ahem – slip away, in the form of less efficient trucks. Oils are constantly evolving, with lubricant companies coming up with new, advanced formulations that meet stricter standards and squeeze out better engine

Volvo Financial Services gets $3.9M for zero-emission financing project

The Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC), a committee of California’s largest transportation and clean air agencies and stakeholders, has awarded Volvo Financial Services (VFS) over $3.9 million dollars to help fund the deployment of 14 Volvo VNR Electric trucks and charging equipment through its Inland Ports Program. The trucks, manufactured by Volvo

What barriers will your fleet face in the transition to zero emissions?

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have the potential to offer several benefits to operators: lower fuel costs, reduced maintenance costs, and lower total cost of ownership (TCO). However, there are still several barriers that must be overcome before the industry sees full adoption of BEVs and their benefits. These barriers include: Limited range Higher upfront cost

REG: A look at renewable diesel vs. biodiesel

Renewable diesel has gotten a lot of attention from fleets over the past few years, and for good reason: It’s a drop-in replacement to petroleum diesel that offers excellent performance and cuts emissions. But what some fleets don’t realize is that the same description applies to biodiesel — and in some cases, biodiesel gives fleets

Shell Starship 2.0 to embark on coast-to-coast drive in May

In May, Shell Lubricants will launch Starship 2.0 to demonstrate how Class 8 truck sector energy usage can be reduced by harnessing currently available energy-efficient technologies as we accelerate toward a carbon-neutral future. Shell Lubricants says it is building on the lessons learned from the initial Shell Starship program that was launched in 2018 and

Watch: Is there a sustainability strategy that will work for your fleet?

Nowadays, OEMs seem to be rolling out trucks running off of alternative fuels all the time in the name of sustainability, and many fleets are adopting them. But which alternative-fuel trucks are right for your fleet? Or are you planning to invest in alternative fuels at all? Click here to watch more of FE’s On