In addition to the previously reported six-month "Good Faith" extension, detail here on proposed new NOx-exempt areas and concurrent extensions, a fast-approaching funding deadline, and more.
News of new grant funding available for truck DPF retrofits and truck replacements for California-based owner-operators shows limitations of California's grant programs.
With yearend upgrade deadlines looming for small-fleet (1-3-truck) owner-operators of 1996-2006 model-year engines, purchases must be made by Sept. 1 to take advantage of manufacturer-delay extension if necessary.
The total number of verified DPFs sold by companies for diesels operating in California in the first half of 2013 was 3,508 and includes both passive and active DPFs.
California-based owner-operator Jez realized he'd need to upgrade his emissions system in the near term -- he delayed the need by, well, buying old.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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