diesel engines

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Diesel Engine Makers Need to Innovate to Meet Stricter NOx Emission Standards

truck getting EPA test A truck is being readied for testing of its emissions levels at the EPA emissions laboratory in Ann Arbor, Mich. (Environmental Protection Agency)

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.

John Baxter | Special to Transport Topics
May 10, 2021
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Diesel Forward Acquires Dipaco

Worker at Diesel Forward plant A production worker at a Diesel Forward facility. Diesel Forward provides aftermarket diesel-engine fuel systems and technical components for light-, medium- and heavy-duty and off-highway vehicles. (Diesel Forward)

Diesel Forward is expanding its diesel fuel systems services by increasing its repair parts offering with the acquisition of Dipaco.

January 14, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Technology Provider Hopes to Strike Balance on Diesel Engine

ClearFlame's first prototype using Cummins engine ClearFlame's first prototype demonstration using a Cummins engine. (ClearFlame)

ClearFlame Engine Technologies is working to develop a diesel engine that runs on cleaner fuel without compromising performance.

Katie Pyzyk | Special to Transport Topics
October 9, 2020
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

Love's Travel Stop Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

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