What is a Jake Brake?

If you didn’t already, diesel engines have little to no engine braking because they don’t use an intake throttle body like a gas engine does. Instead, diesel engines use fueling as a way to control power output. Depending on the application, some diesel engines have more engine braking than others due to things in the … Read more

What is Red Diesel Fuel?

So, the reason red fuel exists is actually really simple: taxes. All fuels are taxed as part of a “fuel tax,” and that tax occurs at the point of sale. Most countries in the world enforce a fuel tax of some kind because, you know, there are not already taxes enough crushing down on citizens … Read more