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Category: Fuel & Oil

UPS Invests $90 Million In Natural Gas Vehicles and Infrastructure

UPS Invests $90 Million In Natural Gas Vehicles and Infrastructure

| March 20, 2017

UPS has announced plans to build an additional six compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations and add 390 new CNG tractors and terminal trucks and 50 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles to its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet.  In all, this represents more than a $90 million investment in natural gas. According to Mark […]

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Pressure Mounts Against President Trump’s EPA Action on Vehicle Standards

Pressure Mounts Against President Trump’s EPA Action on Vehicle Standards

| March 16, 2017

Criticism is mounting on the Trump Administration’s decision to ease the pedal on advancing fuel economy standards. According to Therese Langer, ACEEE transportation program director, the “announcement of backtracking on vehicle standards for model years 2022-2025 puts at risk tens of billions of dollars of fuel savings for consumers and big reductions in tailpipe emissions.” […]

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Price at the Pump Little Changed

Price at the Pump Little Changed

| February 20, 2017

According to the latest Fleet News Daily report, fuel prices were little changed recently. This week, the price of Regular nationwide was $2.282 vs. $2.280 one week ago and up significantly from $1.717 last year at this time. The news in fuel prices for Diesel was a bit of the same.  One gallon of Diesel […]

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New Fuel Optimization and Driver Assessment Tool for Fleets from Vnomics

New Fuel Optimization and Driver Assessment Tool for Fleets from Vnomics

| January 27, 2017

Fuel optimization and driver coaching provider for fleets, Vnomics, has announced a new balanced driver scoring model for True Fuel, its stand-alone, OEM agnostic fuel optimization solution. Called “True Fuel Score,” the approach includes distinct, normalized assessments of driver fuel efficiency in three key areas– engine control, speeding and idling– as well as a blended overall […]

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Telematics Attempts to Put Brakes on Fuel Theft

Telematics Attempts to Put Brakes on Fuel Theft

| January 24, 2017

An Australian manufacturer is using the equivalent of telematics, or what some call the “Internet of Things” (IoT), to put the brakes on fuel theft. Fluid Management Technology (FMT), based in Adelaide, South Australia, has developed a high-tech system that allows companies to remotely monitor gasoline consumption. The devices, which are being used in more […]

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Additech Launches Diesel Fuel Additive Test Market

Additech Launches Diesel Fuel Additive Test Market

| January 20, 2017

Additech, a leader in at-the-pump fuel additive delivery solutions has announced the pilot market testing of a newly developed additive engineered specifically for diesel fuel, Additech Diesel Guard.  The pilot test will begin on Monday, January 23, 2017 at eight retail locations in five states that provide a cross-section of seasonal driving conditions. As a backdrop, the latest […]

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