EPA

EPA wants stricter soot standards

In response to a court order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, June 15, proposed updates to its national air quality standards.

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Court rejects EPA’s Navistar engine exemption

A court rejected the ruling that allowed Navistar to sell heavy-duty diesel engines that don’t comply with emissions standards.

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Owner-operator on a fuel-economy test run

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 test just last week. This week, he's been sharing results of this unique experience over on his blog as part of Freightliner's Slice of Life program -- offering windows into owner-operators' experiences with their Cascadia model updates. Albert was tapped to ...

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Navistar gets California OK to sell engines

Company has permission to continue to sell new heavy-duty truck engines as long as the company still has enough emissions credits.

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Report: EPA underestimated compliance costs

Report claims agency underestimated emission compliance costs for new trucks by a factor of two to five for model years 2004-2010.

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Obama announces alt-energy plan at Daimler Trucks plant

President Obama announced a $1 billion initiative to spur deployment of clean, advanced vehicles.

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Daimler trucks meet 2014 greenhouse gas regs

DTNA’s GHG14 compliance came a year ahead of the mandate for certification by the EPA and the Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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EPA investigating Navistar over engine dates

Company, facing millions of dollars in potential fines, says its "2010 transition was appropriate."

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Navistar submits MaxxForce 13 for EPA certification

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

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Is FMCSA putting back in the air what EPA takes out?

New FMCSA rules require truckers to take a 30 minute break. What effect will this have on air quality?

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