The formulation of diesel fuel and its preferred method of combustion in diesel engines have undergone a number of significant changes in the past decade. These changes present a series of new challenges for fleet operators, such as those in the ready-mix concrete business, who must satisfy their demands if they are to keep fleets rolling and out of the maintenance bay.Read More
Clean diesel power eclipses 40 percent of Class 3-8 truck fleet
Sources: Diesel Technology Forum, Washington, D.C.
Four million of the 9.5 million medium and heavy-duty commercial trucks operating in the U.S. are equipped with newer technology engines, according to a Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) analysis of IHS Automotive vehicles in operation statistics. The analysis encompasses model year 2007–2015 Class 3-8 diesel trucks in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.Read More
Clean-diesel proponent confirms fuel economy, environmental merits of SCR
Source: Diesel Technology Forum, Frederick, Md.
Growing adoption of clean diesel systems utilizing Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology is reducing emissions and increasing fuel efficiency in heavy-duty trucks and smaller vehicles, according to Diesel Technology Forum Executive Director Allen Schaeffer.