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Love’s Raises $2.5 Million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

October 13, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fuel, Image, News, Owner Operators
This Love’s Travel Stop in Enid, Okla., hosted a car show to raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Truckstop employees at more than 390 Love’s Travel Stop locations nationwide took their commitment to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) to a new level this year, raising more than $2.5 million. With the help of its truck-driving customers, this 18th annual companywide campaign raised $2.53 million — a record for [...]

Petro-Canada’s Duron Lubricants Meet API CK-4, FA-4 Specs

October 11, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fuel
Petro-Canada’s Duron Lubricants Meet API CK-4, FA-4 Specs

Petro-Canada Lubricants, a Suncor business, has revealed its API CK-4 and FA-4 product line, Duron next generation, which will be available to the market on Dec. 1, 2016. Duron next generation is Petro-Canada Lubricants’ most durable, high performance line of heavy-duty diesel engine oils. Designed to surpass the demands of [...]

Aerodynamic Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQ Offered in Daycab Configurations

October 4, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, Image, News
Aerodynamic Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQ Offered in Daycab Configurations

Based on the success of the aerodynamic Model 579 EPIQ sleeper truck, Peterbilt has introduced the aerodynamic, fuel efficient Model 579 EPIQ daycab. Peterbilt Motors Co. announced the new model during the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition, which ends today in Las Vegas. “Fleets wanting to operate fuel-efficient daycabs have [...]

Love’s Expanding its Truck Maintenance Services Across U.S.

September 30, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News
Love’s Expanding its Truck Maintenance Services Across U.S.

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc. is expanding its truck maintenance program at all travel stop locations nationwide to include additional services to existing truck tire care and light mechanical options. The additional maintenance offering focuses on oil changes to the motor, transmission and gear boxes and is complemented [...]

Iveco Presents its Z Truck Concept at IAA Trade Show

September 23, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News, Technology
Iveco Presents its Z Truck Concept at Germany’s IAA Trade Show

Iveco, a European truck manufacturer and a brand of CNH Industrial, this week presented its world premiere Iveco Z Truck at the 2016 IAA Show in Hannover, Germany. IAA is the commercial vehicle industry’s leading international trade show. This long-haul concept truck breaks away from every constraint to be a [...]

FedEx Freight Invests in 100-plus Trucks and a CNG Fuel Center

September 16, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News, Technology
FedEx Freight Invests in 100-plus Trucks, Oklahoma CNG Fuel Center

FedEx Freight, a wholly owned subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and a leading U.S. provider of LTL freight services, has purchased more than 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) tractors and has installed a CNG fueling station to serve the new CNG fleet at its Oklahoma City Service Center. FedEx Freight contracted [...]

Cummins Filtration Unveils Next-Gen Lube Filter for Truck

September 16, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fuel
Cummins Filtration Unveils Next-Gen Lube Filter for Truck

Cummins Filtration said it has further refined its Fleetguard LF14000NN combination lube filter for the arrival of newer engine platforms including Cummins X15 engines, introduced last month. The new Fleetguard LF14000NN uses a state-of-the-art co-bonding lamination process that pairs NanoNet and StrataPore media together to create a single filter element. [...]

Volvo’s SuperTruck Improves Freight Efficiency by 88%

September 15, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News, Technology
Volvo’s SuperTruck Improves Freight Efficiency by 88%

Volvo Trucks North America has unveiled an innovative SuperTruck demonstrator with a combination of advanced aerodynamics, vehicle and powertrain technologies that achieved a freight efficiency improvement of 88 percent — exceeding the 50 percent improvement goal set by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program. From the top-of-cab solar panels [...]

Cummins and Peterbilt to Join Forces on SuperTruck II

September 8, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News, Technology
Cummins and Peterbilt to Join Forces on SuperTruck II

Cummins Inc. said last week it will partner with Peterbilt Motors Co., a division of Paccar to develop and demonstrate technologies under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SuperTruck II program. “Cummins and the entire team is focused on developing technologies that can transform the industry and help our customers [...]

Volvo Group Picked to Participate in DOE’s SuperTruck II Program

September 8, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, Image, News, Technology

Under a SuperTruck II award announced by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Volvo Group North America is scheduled to receive $20 million in federal funding that it will use to improve the freight-moving efficiency of heavy-duty trucks. The Volvo Group and its partners will match the development funds dollar-for-dollar. [...]