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March 2017 Issue

Fleet Operations News

Peterbilt Launches Factory-Backed MX Engine Warranty for Red Oval Program

Peterbilt announces the introduction of the PACCAR Engine Pre-Owned Warranty for Peterbilt Red Oval-certified truck customers. The warranty, which is offered and administered through Peterbilt dealers and PACCAR Financial Used Truck Centers, provides best-in-class protection for the MX engine and aftertreatment system for one year/125,000 miles and provides...

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New Tech for Oil and Fuel Spill Response

March 20, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management News, Fleet Operations News, Retail Operations News, Terminals and Storage News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on New Tech for Oil and Fuel Spill Response

The team at HalenHardy has discovered a fiber compound that enables the user to store between 400% and 1,000% more response materials in the same space as traditional spill products. This process, called “Smoosh™ Packaging,” has tested way above...

CHS Acquires Western Co-Op Transport Association

March 20, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Retail Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on CHS Acquires Western Co-Op Transport Association

CHS Inc., North America’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, announced it has purchased Western Co-op Transport Association, headquartered in Montevideo, Minnesota.   “This...

Blackmer® Releases Ebsray® RC40 Series Regenerative Turbine Pump

March 13, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Terminals and Storage News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Blackmer® Releases Ebsray® RC40 Series Regenerative Turbine Pump

Blackmer®, part of PSG®, a Dover company and a global leader in positive displacement, regenerative turbines, centrifugal pumps and reciprocating compressor technologies, is pleased to announce that its Ebsray® RC40 Series Regenerative Turbine Pump is...

Kevin Long Named OPW’s New President

March 13, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management News, Fleet Operations News, Retail Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Kevin Long Named OPW’s New President

OPW, a Dover Company, announced that it has named Kevin Long as the company’s new President.   Kevin Long joined Dover in 2014 as the President of Colder Products Company (CPC). “While at CPC, Kevin led efforts to accelerate new product development,...

ExxonMobil to Drivers: Don’t Change Your Oil…For One Full Year

March 10, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Retail Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on ExxonMobil to Drivers: Don’t Change Your Oil…For One Full Year

To meet the growing demand for motor oil that provides longer-lasting protection and performance, ExxonMobil is launching Mobil 1™ Annual Protection, which offers consumers the convenience of driving one full year or up to 20,000 miles between oil changes....

Atlas Oil Hot Pumping Solution Receives First U.S. Patent

March 8, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Atlas Oil Hot Pumping Solution Receives First U.S. Patent

Fuel Automation Station (FAS), a hot fueling solution co-created by Atlas Oil Company, was awarded its first of many expected patents. This technology enables equipment to be refueled when engines are operational, or “hot.”   Fuel Automation...

REV Group, Commercial Bus Division (ENC) Deliver Heavy-Duty CNG-Fueled Shuttle Buses to DFW Airport

February 27, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations NewsComments Off on REV Group, Commercial Bus Division (ENC) Deliver Heavy-Duty CNG-Fueled Shuttle Buses to DFW Airport

REV Group, a $2+ billion manufacturer of industry-leading motor vehicle brands, announced it has begun delivery of 34 compressed natural gas (CNG)-fueled, low-floor shuttle buses to the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport. These are the first...

Ballard in Consortium with New Flyer to Deploy 20 Zero-Emission Fuel Cell Electric Buses in California

February 15, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Ballard in Consortium with New Flyer to Deploy 20 Zero-Emission Fuel Cell Electric Buses in California

Ballard Power Systems announced the company’s membership in the “Fuel Cell Electric Bus Commercialization Consortium” (FCEBCC), a large-scale project for which funding has now been committed to support the deployment of 20 zero-emission...

Trillium CNG to Build Compressed Natural Gas Location for Gunnison County, Colorado, Fleets

February 8, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Trillium CNG to Build Compressed Natural Gas Location for Gunnison County, Colorado, Fleets

Love’s Trillium CNG, part of the Love’s Family of Companies, has finalized an agreement to bring a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station to Gunnison, Colorado. Gunnison County and the Gunnison Valley Rural Transportation Authority (RTA) recently...