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Natural Gas Truck vs. Diesel | What's Right For You?

Posted by on 10 September 2015

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The discussion among truck owners and fleet managers continues: are natural gas trucks or diesel trucks the better choice for you? Years ago, you didn't have to consider this question. But with advancements in natural gas engine technology and increasing availability of natural gas fuels, you do have a choice. However, it's not simply an either-or decision; there are actually several factors that come into play when deciding which direction to go.

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Freightliner Cascadia: Detroit Connect Now Available on Cummins Engines

Posted by on 16 December 2013

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Starting early in 2014, Detroit Connect will be available as a factory-installed option on all Freightliner Cascadia models with Cummins engines, whether powered by diesel fuel or natural gas. This is great news for your fleet's operational efficiency and your wallet, too.

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Freightliner Trucks- Tips To Take Control Of Your Total Cost Of Ownership

Posted by on 6 November 2013

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Business owners have long since learned that getting a "good deal" on a purchase price doesn't always mean you're getting a good deal in the long run. That's why Freightliner Trucks and many other OEMs now talk about total cost of ownership, or TCO.

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Georgia Tech Study Says Electric Trumps Diesel

Posted by on 15 October 2013

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With the cost of fuel an ever-present and painful problem for fleet managers, it's no wonder there is increasing interest in everything that might help you conserve fuel. That includes electric engines. They're not just for cars any more -- the biggest names in trucks are introducing electric alternatives that can be worth a close look.

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Proposed Truck Lease-Accounting Rules May Harm Motor Carriers

Posted by on 8 August 2013

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If you currently lease your trucks, or you'se considering leasing, you need to know that the rules governing how you account for your truck lease are about to change. New rules haven't been  finalized yet, but they will be significantly different, requiring you to show all leases longer than 12 months on your balance sheet as an asset or a liability.

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What To Know When Building a Fuel Efficient Freightliner

Posted by on 6 August 2013

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You already know you can custom-design a Freightliner truck that has exactly the performance attributes you need, plus the amenities that making driving a pleasure. But did you realize that nearly every choice you make can have a direct impact - sometimes a significant impact - on your truck's fuel efficiency?

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