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CARB extends trailer fleet registration date

Aug. 1 deadline is set if fleets want to take advantage of a new regulation designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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CARB offers diesel particulate filter credit

By installing a particulate filter early on one truck, a fleet will be able to delay compliance for a second truck in the fleet until Jan. 1, 2017.

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Oakland port truckers seek emissions rule delay

Drayage trucking companies that serve the Port of Oakland, which use primarily owner-operators, are seeking support to delay a California Air Resources Board mandate that requires trucks to be retrofitted with nitrogen oxide-reduction equipment by 2014. A trade group representing port truck operators estimates that without a postponement in the NOx requirement 4,400 trucks of 1994-2006 model years would have to be replaced with 2007 or newer models by January 2014. Last December, CARB voted against ...

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CARB to hold trucking events

Sessions will help truck owners meet new rules for diesel trucks and learn about available government grants and funding.

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California dump truck owners sue CARB

The association is challenging the legality of the agency’s Truck and Bus Regulation.

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Navistar-Modec expands eStar sales, service

To serve the eStar electric medium-duty truck, the Navistar-Modec EV Alliance has added sales and service facilities at Chicago International Trucks in Chicago; Rechtien International Trucks in Miami; K. Neal International Trucks in Washington, D.C.; Beltway Cos. in Baltimore and D.C.; and DATTCO in New England. The eStar is an all-electric vehicle and has been certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board. The truck is a Class 2-3 vehicle and ...

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A long-haul cross-border Mexican trucking program is proposed, Dart buys Fil-More assets, trucking groups back ATA's appeal against the Port of Los Angeles and many other industry news items are featured.

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CARB calculates truck emissions reductions

More than 5,300 diesel trucks have been replaced or retrofitted, the state agency said.

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CARB alters truck rules

The agency modified several regulations related to on- and off-road diesel engines to grant some relief to trucking.

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A federal panel recommends an increase in the fuel tax, the FMCSA adjusts CSA cargo scoring, a lawsuit aims to block CSA 2010 disclosure, a private firm plans to offer driver scorecards to reflect CSA 2010 and many more industry news items are featured.

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