emissions standards

Greening America’s fleet: The effects of EPA’s regulations on exhaust emissions

Infographic details how federal emissions standards implemented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have reduced the amount of NOx and particulate matter from trucks and equipment.

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Trucking with environmentalists

What the President's new Climate Action Plan has to say about heavy-duty trucks yields odd alignment of environmental / trucking perspective in discussion.

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California issues reefer compliance guide

California's Air Resources Board has created a new webpage to offer drivers and fleets guidance on determining the compliance of refrigerated units.

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Fuel prices top owner-operator challenges

Using a survey and our social media channels, we quizzed readers about what they saw as the No. 1 problem for owner-operators.

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California trucking group slams CARB fuel policies

A study by the California Trucking Association says CARB policies will put companies out of business and hike diesel prices.

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Study: Emissions tech decreases harmful particulates

Diesel Technology Forum research found that advancements in clean diesel technology have brought emissions to nearly zero.

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Diesel specialists support initiatives for greener diesels

The Association of Diesel Specialists released a statement in support of clean-burning diesel engines.

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LogBook

Audit delays cross-border plan, court asked to review pilot program, hours rule due by end of month, a bridge closure, FMCSA says CSA helps compliance and other industry news items are featured.

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New emissions rule to drive truck prices higher

The first-ever regulation for truck fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, announced Aug. 9, is expected to cut diesel use by 4 gallons per 100 miles traveled by the time 2018 models are sold.

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U.S. Xpress orders 1,000 SmartWay certified trucks

U.S. Xpress, based in Chattanooga, Tenn., has ordered 1,000 new Peterbilt 587s, the truck maker announced. Peterbilt’s new Model 587s have been certified as fuel-efficient by the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program. The 587 has an aerodynamic design made for long-haul operations, lowers greenhouse gas emissions and reduces NOx emissions, particulate matter and other air pollutants. The truck is available with two sleeper options or in a day cab configuration.

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