Business, Government

Ford Sues Navistar in Dispute Over Diesel Engines

Ford Motor Co. sued Navistar International Corp., the supplier of diesel engines for one of the automaker's most important models, in a contract dispute over warranty costs and engine prices, Bloomberg reported.

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January 16, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Equipment, Autonomous

ArvinMeritor to Develop Diesel-Electric Drivetrain for Wal-Mart

Trucking component maker ArvinMeritor and Wal-Mart Transportation have agreed to develop a dual-mode, diesel-electric drivetrain for a Class 8 tractor, the two said.

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January 11, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Average Price Drops 4.3 Cents to $2.537 a Gallon

The average retail price of diesel fuel dropped 4.3 cents to $2.537 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Monday.

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January 9, 2007
Business, Fuel

EPA Certifies ’07 Diesel Engines as Dealers Await Clues on Sales

Manufacturers of new heavy-duty engines designed to meet Environmental Protection Agency emission regulations that went into effect Jan. 1 said EPA has certified all engine models submitted for approval.

Frederick Kiel | Staff Reporter
January 8, 2007
Business, Fuel, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Truck Officials Wrestle With In-Cab Systems for Monitoring Sophisticated Diesel Engines

Engine manufacturers and trucking officials said they recognize the need for onboard diagnostic systems to monitor the performance of emission-treatment systems because diesel engines are growing in complexity.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
January 4, 2007
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Government

Diesel Price Declines 1.6 Cents to $2.58 a Gallon

The national average retail price of diesel fuel fell 1.6 cents to $2.58 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
January 3, 2007