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February 5, 2018

Delvac 1 Heavy-Duty Engine Oils

The Mobil Delvac 1 synthetic heavy-duty diesel engine oil lineup includes three products that meet the American Petroleum Institute’s CK-4 or FA-4 specifications.

February 1, 2018

Argonne Lab Offers Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Calculator

This online resource was created to provide state officials and fleet managers with an accurate tool to gauge emissions reductions across various medium- and heavy-duty vehicle project options affiliated with the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Settlement.

December 5, 2017

Ford Upgrades Super Duty for 2018

Ford has made upgrades across the board for its 2018 Super Duty, and now claims best-in-class horsepower, torque, towing, and payload.

October 25, 2017

Mitsubishi Fuso Launches Electric Truck Brand E-Fuso

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation launched E-Fuso, a product brand exclusively dedicated to electric trucks and buses, and unveiled its all-electric heavy-duty truck concept.

October 11, 2017

Calif. to Purchase Medium- & Heavy-Duty ZEVs for State Fleet

The State of California has upped its fleet greening goals, mandating that 15% of specified medium- and heavy-duty vehicle purchases by state agencies must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) by 2025.

April 6, 2017

Grants Help Los Angeles County Pay for CNG Vehicles

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works recently purchased nine heavy-duty compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks as part of its ongoing effort to reduce pollution and improve air quality.

December 12, 2016

Safety Tip: Driving Near Large Trucks

Here are four mistakes fleet drivers need to avoid when traveling near large commercial trucks, especially during winter storm conditions.

December 12, 2016

Storm Triggers Deadly Pileup in Mich.

A blinding snow storm on Dec. 8 caused a major pileup on I-96 near Lansing, Mich., killing three people and injuring 11. Drivers of big commercial trucks were among those who struggled to maintain control on the slick highway -- and several were unsuccessful. Especially in wintry driving conditions, motorists need to take extra precautions in sharing the road with heavy-duty commercial trucks. Video courtesy of CBS News. For the full safety tip, click here.

December 5, 2016

TCX625 Plus Heavy-Duty Tire Changer

The TCX625 Plus includes Hunter's heavy-duty tire changer and a variety of time-saving accessories. Its service times are comparable to manual methods with a safer pedal-controlled inner roller.

November 4, 2016

NanoPro Technology Air Filters

WIX Filters, a manufacturer of filtration products, introduced new NanoPro technology. Initially featured in 33 heavy-duty air filter part numbers, the technology provides higher initial efficiency and a final efficiency of up to 99.99%.

August 1, 2016

EquipmentWatch.com Relaunched

Penton’s EquipmentWatch, a provider of data, insights, and workflow tools for the heavy equipment industry, relaunched its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform at EquipmentWatch.com.

June 6, 2016

V-REX Platform Lift

Rotary Lift's V-REX is available in three heavy-duty rated lifting capacities: 44,000 lbs., 64,000 lbs. and 80,000 lbs.

September 11, 2015

Feds Offer $11M for Alternative-Fuel Trucks

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $11 million in available funding to support development and demonstration of alternative-fuel technologies for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

September 1, 2015

Texas Awarding $2.5M in Emission Reduction Grants

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is offering $2.5 million in grant funding for public and private fleets to improve vehicle efficiency. Fleets with operations in the 10-county Dallas-Fort Worth ozone non-attainment area can apply.

June 19, 2015

Clean Diesel Truck Share Tops 37 Percent

More than 37 percent of all diesel medium and heavy duty commercial trucks registered in the U.S. are now equipped with newer technology clean diesel engines (MY-2007 or newer with near-zero particulate emissions), according to new data compiled by IHS Automotive for the Diesel Technology Forum.

June 1, 2015

Sacramento County to Demo Electric Refuse Trucks

​Sacramento County (Calif.) will be testing out two battery-electric heavy-duty refuse trucks to see how they compare with diesel and natural gas vehicles. The county will demo the TransPower "ElecTrucks" at no cost for two years.

March 27, 2015

Natural Gas Vehicle Sales Fall 6.5 Percent

While the NGV medium- and heavy-duty segments increased by 30 percent and 24 percent respectively, the NGV light-duty segment decreased by 34 percent.

October 20, 2014

Minn. City Acquires Surplus Semi-Trucks

A small rural Minnesota community has acquired two semi-tractors and a tanker trailer from a state agency to facilitate a partnership with local farms. Cold Spring obtained the equipment for less than $15,000.

August 13, 2014

Ohio County Receives $454K Equipment Grant

The Scioto County (Ohio) Engineer’s Office has received a grant for more than $454,000 to replace its aging equipment. The funds will be used to purchase a semi tractor, three dump trucks, and an excavator.

March 13, 2014

ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014

The ConExpo-Con/Agg convention, held every three years, was in Las Vegas on March 4-8, 2014. The event brought out more than 2,000 vendors this year and more than 120,000 resgisterations in total. This was the second-highest attendance in the event's history. ConExpo-Con/Agg focuses on the latest equipment, technology and products for construction, utility, mining, and other related industries. Photos by Chris Wolski

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