When it comes to maintenance, here are three of the biggest differences between diesel and natural gas engines:
Natural gas holds the most promise for heavy-duty applications, but other alternative fuels are finding trucking niches.
The national average retail diesel price climbed for the eight consecutive week, climbing 6.3 cents to $4.089 a gallon.
ProPickup magazine is giving away this 2008 GMC Sierra 3500HD Crew Cab SLE Dually 4x4 this April.
Utility Trailer announced on Aug. 23 that two new high-strength steel options will be available for the 4000D-X Composite dry van. The company also announced the expansion of two of its plants and the appointment of their new director of marketing.
While enthusiasm is high for natural gas-powered vehicles, diesel engines will continue to power 90 percent of trucks, especially in linehaul applications, said Cummins' Lori Thompson
IdleAir has secured $7 million of growth financing and plans to add five more locations this year and 15 more in 2013, said Ethan Garber, chief executive officer.