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ROAD TEST: Natural gas retrofit fuel systems and glider kits reveal interesting hauling possibilities for cost-minded contractors

ROAD TEST: Natural gas retrofit fuel systems and glider...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Feb 04, 2014

The first part of my test drive began westbound on Interstate 80 out of Salt Lake City, on the level ...

GM planning to reduce weight of Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra with lightweight parts

GM planning to reduce weight of Chevrolet Silverado,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 24, 2013

General Motors is working to keep even the playing field with competitor Ford, as well as get out in front ...

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 ...

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. ...

New diesel lube oil category in the works

New diesel lube oil category in the works

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 14, 2012

Every time emissions parameters on diesel engines are changed, the petroleum companies and engine OEMs come up with a new ...

Caterpillar unveils the 336EH, its first hybrid excavator

Caterpillar unveils the 336EH, its first hybrid...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 16, 2012

During a press event at its headquarters in Peoria, Illinois today, Caterpillar unveiled its very first hybrid excavator, the Cat ...

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 ...

Cat next week: we’ll be there

Cat next week: we’ll be there

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 09, 2012

Expect lots of great info will coming out of Peoria next week, with Caterpillar scheduling a jam-packed press event. Highlights ...

DPFs and DOCs: The new components at the heart of your Tier 4 engine

DPFs and DOCs: The new components at the heart of your...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 01, 2012

Plumbed into the exhaust stream of many diesel powered off-road machines you buy today is either a diesel oxidation catalyst ...

Issa: Obama strong-armed auto companies

Posted by John Latta on Aug 13, 2012

Now comes the claim that President Obama basically strong-armed automakers into providing more fuel-efficient vehicles. California Congressman Darrell Issa, (R-Calif), no ...

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