Alternate fuels update

June 2015
Fleet Equipment;Jun2015, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p14
Trade Publication
The article discusses some alternative fuel updates for diesel engines in the U.S. Topics discussed include low crude oil prices that reduced research on biodiesel, cost of natural gas in gallon equivalents as cheaper than Ultra-low-sulphur diesel (ULSD) and a lawsuit filed by Minnesota Trucking Association and four trade groups including the American Petroleum Institute to stop usage mandate of Minnesota's 10 percent biodiesel fuel.


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