emissions

Owner-operators: How are CARB rules affecting your business?

| June 10, 2013

With 1996-2004 model-year engines current under DPF retrofit or upgrade requirements and 2005-06 engines coming under the fun in January, this poll looks at owner-operators' current California strategy.

Staring down CARB, learning from the best

| June 06, 2013

Owner-operator Steve Bixler weighs in on four-wheeler education, and California-resident independents Tom and Karen Moore face a tough CARB choice.

POLL: What are your views on climate change?

| May 24, 2013

Given abortive but multiple legislative efforts to tax carbon emissions in recent years, the subject of climate change remains ever relevant to the future of the trucking biz -- what's your view?

Report says carbon tax could slam trucking

| May 23, 2013

Workers in "energy-intensive industries" such as truck transportation, "would tend to experience comparatively large losses in income under a carbon tax" as demand falls. Potential offsets could mute the effect.

Lawsuits accuse Navistar execs of inflating stock price, violating SEC law

| April 09, 2013

A lawsuit brought against the truck and engine maker alleges that top officers inflated the company's stock price and sold personal shares for millions of dollars when the stock was at its peak.

Running around Cali: Martin Jez’ 1988 Pete cabover

| January 19, 2013

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.

California issues reefer compliance guide

| January 08, 2013

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

Is EGR doomed?

| December 18, 2012

I spend a lot of time on airplanes. But sometimes, we get visitors here in our our Tuscaloosa, Ala., headquarters. Such was the case last week when representatives from Chevron Lubricants came calling. The gist of ...

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