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Seattle port starts clean trucks program

More than 5,929 trucks and more than 1,100 trucking companies/truck owners are registered, according to the port.

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IdleAire changes name to IdleAIR

IdleAIR provides electrification at 16 truck stops and plans to have the service at six additional locations.

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Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.

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Calif. truck grants expected

Applications for grants worth up to $50,000 toward purchase of a newer truck are expected to open in October.

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SmartWay equipment rebate program extended

The program is open to independent owners and fleets operating heavy-duty trucks based or working in New England states.

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APU rebates, Leslie train horns for East Tennessee’s Sams Trucking

Check out my story in the September Overdrive magazine on various financial incentives -- rebates, grants, various low-interest loan programs -- state governments are making available to owner-operators and carriers to encourage the purchase of idle-reduction technologies like APUs, cab heaters and the like, and you'll find in the lead this pic of the new Thermo King TriPac unit on Billy Sams' 2001 custom Peterbilt 379. I got the opportunity when I met Sams in ...

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APU financial incentives

Don’t endure another winter without idle-reduction equipment when there’s money to help you.

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IdleAire resumes services

IdleAire is providing electrification at four truck stops, and expects to reopen three more this week and restart an additional 12 sites.

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Truck electrification services are spreading, FMCSA seeks better reporting of convictions, Arrow foresees used truck shortage, the hours rule proposal is advanced and more industry issues are featured.

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Seattle program scraps 200 drayage trucks

ScRAPS started last November with the goal of taking at least 250 drayage trucks with pre-1994 engines off the road.

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