Environmental Protection Agency

Court upholds EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations

| July 20, 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has dismissed challenges to recent Environmental Protection Agency greenhouse gas rules.

Owner-operator on a fuel-economy test run

| June 07, 2012

In May independent Albert Transport owner-operator Henry Albert participated in a test run of the 2014 Freightliner Cascadia Evolution (pictured) to track and compare its fuel-efficiency against an EPA 2010-compliant Cascadia. We reported about the ...

EPA makes $20M available for updating old diesel engines

| April 23, 2012

$20 million will be available for owners of older diesel-powered vehicles to modernize for cleaner emissions.

Navistar submits MaxxForce 13 for EPA certification

Jack Roberts | February 01, 2012

California Air Resources Board had issued a public letter to Navistar saying the company's emissions credits for the engine will expire Feb. 29.

Minnesota offers clean diesel grants to local fleets

| November 18, 2011

Grant covers state-based fleets, with a focus on 2006 and older vehicles.

Two calls this week highlight driver advocacy efforts in D.C.

| November 02, 2011

Scott Grenerth with Trucking Solutions Group today Those of you who've read this blog with any regularity are probably well familiar with Fikes-leased owner-operator Scott Grenerth (pictured with a new custom-designed bike at the Great ...

Oil & 2010 Tech

John Baxter | November 01, 2011

Most manufacturers have yet to extend change intervals, but oil seems to thrive in the new engines.

New emissions rule to drive truck prices higher

| August 09, 2011

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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