With Electric on the Way, Truck Makers Continue to Update Diesel Models
While truck manufacturers make advances in battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell technology, they also are making fuel efficiency and aerodynamic improvements to their diesel offerings that will form the backbone of the trucking industry for years to come.
Is More Frequent Overhead Maintenance Worth the Trouble?
Adjusting overhead valves on heavy-duty diesels is a routine maintenance item subject to benign neglect in many of today’s fleets. But factory engineers are split on the importance of frequently setting overheads.July 23, 2021
Diesel Engine Makers Need to Innovate to Meet Stricter NOx Emission Standards
As state and federal clean-air regulators move forward with plans to further reduce nitrogen oxide and particulate matter emissions from commercial trucks, diesel engine makers are exploring new technologies to meet those targets in the coming years.May 10, 2021
Diesel Forward Acquires Dipaco
Diesel Forward is expanding its diesel fuel systems services by increasing its repair parts offering with the acquisition of Dipaco.January 14, 2021
Technology Provider Hopes to Strike Balance on Diesel Engine
ClearFlame Engine Technologies is working to develop a diesel engine that runs on cleaner fuel without compromising performance.
Diesel Engine, Drivetrain Spec’ing Prove Crucial
Careful attention to diesel engine and drivetrain spec’ing is essential to ensure that Class 8 trucks have the highest productivity and lowest cost per mile for their specific applications.January 25, 2019
Pre-Heaters Enable Reliable Engine Starts in Cold Weather
Diesel-fired engine pre-heaters can help ensure reliable engine starts in cold-weather conditions while reducing engine wear, preventing service calls and boosting driver satisfaction, fleets said.November 6, 2017
Love’s Adds Oil Change Service
Oil changes for diesel engines now are available at 130 Love's Truck Tire Care locations as the network continues to add services for professional drivers.August 18, 2017