Equipment

IdleAir plans growth with $7 million infusion

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.

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Navistar devises plan to counter losing EGR gamble

The truck and engine manufacturer says it is hitting the “reset” button.

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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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WABCO unveils new collision mitigation tech

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

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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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Bridgestone cites value of Ecopia-FuelTech combo

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

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