fuel

Natural gas series, Part 4: Maintenance changes

When it comes to maintenance, here are three of the biggest differences between diesel and natural gas engines:

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Diesel’s main contenders: Natural gas series, Part 3

Natural gas holds the most promise for heavy-duty applications, but other alternative fuels are finding trucking niches.

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Diesel prices continue to surge

The national average retail diesel price climbed for the eight consecutive week, climbing 6.3 cents to $4.089 a gallon.

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CVOC: Natural gas poised for growth

Interest in natural gas as a heavy-duty truck fuel remains high and the fuel will increase as diesel prices rise, said analysts at the 2012 Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference.

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Diesel tops $4 for first time in 3 months

The national average retail diesel price rose 6.1 cents to $4.026 a gallon during the week ended Aug. 20.

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3 types of gas engines: Natural gas series, Part 2

There are three versions of heavy-duty natural gas engine technologies available or in development in North America.

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Natural gas: Ready for prime time? Part 1

Industry begins to accept expensive natural gas engines running on cheaper fuel, in spite of power and range tradeoffs.

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Diesel jumps 11.5 cents, nears $4

The national average diesel price soared to $3.96 a gallon — 13 cents per gallon higher than the same week last year.

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Study: Diesel engines to remain top power source

Clean diesel engines will continue to be the dominant power source for heavy-duty vehicles in the United States for decades, says a Department of Energy study.

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Report: Natural gas a critical fuel for U.S. transportation sector

A study of alternative fuel options for on-road transportation has concluded that natural gas is a promising fuel from both an economic and technology perspective.

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