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Diesel-powered Volkswagen Passat sets world record for fuel economy on tour of 48 states

Diesel-powered Volkswagen Passat sets world record for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2013

Add another feather in the cap of diesel engines. Volkswagen's diesel-powered Passat TDI recently went on a road trip of ...

2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra V-6 fuel economy rated at 18 city, 24 highway

2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra V-6 fuel economy...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2013

General Motors has announced fuel economy ratings for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra when equipped with the 4.3-liter ...

2012 Ford F-150 XLT

Next-generation engine oil a vital part of heavy-duty...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jun 03, 2013

If recent announcements from truck manufacturers are any indication, the next generation of heavy-duty truck models and engines will be ...

TODAY: Join us for a live Twitter chat discussing diesel’s rapidly growing popularity and the Ram 1500

TODAY: Join us for a live Twitter chat discussing...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2013

In the past few years, consumers have dealt with rising fuel costs and a recession by seeking out more fuel-efficient ...

Ford pleased with success of EcoBoost engines, using Atlas concept truck as feedback tool

Ford pleased with success of EcoBoost engines, using...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 02, 2013

Ford's Truck Group Marketing Manager Doug Scott recently sat down with Truck Trend to discuss some of the more notable ...

Toyota Tacoma tops list of most fuel-efficient trucks

Toyota Tacoma tops list of most fuel-efficient trucks

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 26, 2013

Of course, torque and horsepower and towing capacity are all extremely important things to consider when purchasing a new pickup. ...

Supercapacitors may solve battery woes plaguing hybrid and electric vehicles

Supercapacitors may solve battery woes plaguing hybrid...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2013

  A new article from Slate makes you wonder: are we wasting our time trying to improve battery technology to power ...

Cat 966K XE packs up to 25 percent increase in fuel economy, coming to North America later this year

Cat 966K XE packs up to 25 percent increase in fuel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 18, 2012

"With the 966K XE we wanted to set up a new level of fuel efficiency, and go a step further ...

Caterpillar updates 993K wheel loader with Tier 4 Final engine, cab improvements

Caterpillar updates 993K wheel loader with Tier 4 Final...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2012

Caterpillar announced updates today to its 993K wheel loader headlined by the availability of either a Tier 4 Final or ...

Chevron unveils fuel efficient 5W/30 engine oil

Posted by Jack Roberts on Aug 23, 2012

Jim Gambill, North American industrial and commerical brand manager for Chevron says its new heavy-duty, 5w/30 engine oil is a ...

Intermat Overview

Intermat Overview

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 01, 2012

Tier 4 Final intros headline Intermat   By Marcia Gruver Doyle and John Latta     Tier 4 Final engines and transmissions with claims of ...

New Used Rental

New Used Rental

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 09, 2012

Decisions, decisions As most contractors enter their fourth year of uncertain work, equipment choices become more critical. Some key factors to ...

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