Equipment

CVOC: Natural gas poised for growth

  |  August 22, 2012

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.

Diesel tops $4 for first time in 3 months

  |  August 21, 2012

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

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

  |  August 20, 2012

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

WABCO unveils new collision mitigation tech

  |  August 16, 2012

The new OnGuard collision safety system integrates collision warnings, active braking and automatic collision mitigation braking.

Natural gas: Ready for prime time? Part 1

  |  August 16, 2012

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

Bridgestone cites value of Ecopia-FuelTech combo

  |  August 15, 2012

Bridgestone officials say the company has redoubled its focus on delivering value to "the boss," its commercial customers.

Detroit gives sneak peek of DT12 transmission

Steve Sturgess   |  August 14, 2012

The DT12 will be available in the Freightliner Cascadia Evolution starting in May 2013.

Diesel jumps 11.5 cents, nears $4

  |  August 14, 2012

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