diesel engines

Technology, Equipment, Safety

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.

John Baxter | Special to Transport Topics
January 25, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

Pre-Heaters Enable Reliable Engine Starts in Cold Weather

Oregon Department of Transportation de-icing Interstate 97 Oregon Department of Transportation/Flickr

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.

John Baxter | Special to Transport Topics
November 6, 2017
Business, Equipment, Safety

Love’s Adds Oil Change Service

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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
Business, Fuel, Equipment

MECA Asks For Retrofit Incentives

The Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association said even though its members installed more than 24,000 diesel retrofit devices last year, more government incentives are needed to upgrade the older diesel engines in operation.

July 18, 2011
Business, Fuel, Equipment

Almost 25,000 Engine Retrofits Sold in 2010

The Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association said its members sold 24,640 diesel engine retrofit devices in 2010.

July 14, 2011