Tankless Job: The costs of new fuel hauling
TORONTO -- It's said that every time ULSD changes handlers, another 2 ppm of sulfur is added to the mix. While it's refiners and suppliers that are charged with keeping sulfur levels on spec, petroleum haulers are being counted on to keep the fuel compliant at the tail end of the distribution chain.
Truckmakers welcome EPA guidance on SCR
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Volvo Trucks North America says it's pleased with guidances issued last month by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding the use of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) to meet the federal emissions regulations scheduled to take effect in 2010.
DPF Challenge: ’07 vocational issues still being worked out
TORONTO -- Diesel particulate filters (DPFs) are well understood by the engineering community, and after spending many million of dollars in testing, engine and truck makers have worked out exactly where they should be placed on a highway truck or tractor.