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January 22, 2018

Mercedes-Benz Halts Diesel Powertrains for Passenger Cars

Mercedes-Benz will no longer offer diesel powertrains for its passenger cars in the United States, but will continue to produce diesel variants of its Sprinter Vans, Autoblog reports.

December 29, 2016

Top 10 Business Fleet Articles of 2016

The top 10 Business Fleet feature articles of 2016 covered several topics including leasing, truck body designs, technology, and diesel pickup trucks.

October 3, 2016

Updated Trucks Keep Nonprofit’s Fleet Costs Down

Idaho Youth Ranch has improved fleet efficiency through initiatives such as mobile technicians and electronic routing, as well as by adding new Kenworth T270 leased trucks to its fleet.

March 29, 2016

New Light-Duty Diesel Pickups Break the Mold

Several light-duty diesel pickups from Nissan, GM, and Ram seek market niches that defy traditional truck categories.

October 30, 2015

Westport Strikes Natural Gas Parts Distribution Deal

Westport Innovations aftermarket parts division, Westport Parts + Service, has formed a distribution partnership with Alliant Power with an initial focus on Class 1-5 light-duty vehicles through select Alliant Power distributors.

July 16, 2014

Research: By 2035 Alt-Fuels Will Power 14 Percent of Trucks

Medium and heavy duty vehicles (MHDVs) represent less than 5 percent of the total vehicle market today, and the vast majority of these use conventional internal combustion engines (ICE) powered by either gasoline or diesel.

July 11, 2014

Isuzu Announces New NPR-XD Diesel Truck

With a gross vehicle weight rating of 16,000 pounds, the NPR-XD bridges the gap between the NPR-HD, with its GVWR of 14,500 pounds, and the 17,950-pound GVWR NQR.

February 5, 2014

Increase Fuel Capacity with Spare Tire Fuel System

Titan Fuel Tanks' Spare Tire Auxiliary Fuel System features a 30-gallon polyethylene tank that fits into the existing spare tire cavity of most American-made pickups.

June 28, 2013

Study Finds Diesel Vehicles Have Lower Total Cost of Ownership

A University of Michigan study found that diesel vehicles generally save owners $2,000 to $6,000 during a three- to five-year period over gasoline vehicles.

June 28, 2013

Chrysler to Offer New EcoDiesel V-6 Engine for 2014 Ram 1500

Chrysler announced it will offer a new 3.0L EcoDiesel engine for its 2014-MY Ram 1500 pickup truck. The automaker said this engine will be matched with a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission.

May 8, 2013

How Will VW Sell 800,000 Units in America?

At its annual fleet preview, Volkswagen talked fleet sales, residual strategies, product lineup, three new turbo engines and how diesel can help your costs (but not your heart rate).

February 14, 2013

Ram Truck to Offer Diesel Engine for 2014 Ram 1500

Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand plans to offer a small-displacement diesel engine for its 2014 model-year Ram 1500 pickup truck. The automaker said the engine will be a new 3.0L V-6 EcoDiesel.

February 5, 2013

Biodiesel Board Goal: 10% of Diesel Market in 10 Years

The National Biodiesel Board announced a new goal Tuesday during the Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Las Vegas: 10% of the on-road diesel market by 2022. The Diesel Technology Forum has signed on to help the industry get there while making sure engines are protected.

February 4, 2013

Video Discusses Lifecycle Costs of Diesel Models in U.S.

The University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) recently released a short video that discusses the growth of available diesel vehicles in the U.S. marketplace.

December 13, 2012

2014 Ford Transit Van to Offer 3.2L Diesel Engine Option

In Europe, Ford said the new diesel engine is rated at 197 hp and 347 lb.-ft. of torque, though official numbers for North America aren’t yet available.

August 24, 2012

Vincentric Analysis Finds 8 Diesels Have Lower Cost of Ownership than Gas Models

Out of 23 diesel models measured, eight had a total cost of ownership lower than their all-gasoline powered counterparts.

June 20, 2012

Diesel Exhaust Linked to Lung Cancer, Classified as Carcinogenic to Humans

The International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organization, classified diesel engine exhaust as 'carcinogenic to humans' due to its association with an increase risk for lung cancer.

May 3, 2012

Diesel Chevrolet Cruze Expected to Get Better Than 40 MPG, GM Says

GM cited a stat from the Diesel Technology Forum, which said half of U.S. service stations now offer diesel fuel, which is up from a third a few years ago.

April 2, 2012

Trailer and Truck Purchase Tax Repeal Bill Introduced in Congress

Federal legislation to repeal the 12% federal excise tax on truck and trailer purchases and replace it with an increase in the diesel fuel tax was introduced March 29 in the U.S. House of Representatives.

March 5, 2012

Implementing Green Options in the Real World

A fleet manager has investigated and implemented alternative fuel and alternative power such as hybrids, all electrics, CNG, propane, clean diesel and biodiesel versus traditional gas. Which solutions are working best for his fleet of trucks, buses and vans?

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