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Peterbilt LNG is first SmartWay alt-fuel

Model 386 liquefied natural gas truck meets fuel-saving, low-emission equipment requirements set for Class 8 trucks.

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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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Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

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Cat fined $2.55M to settle clean air case

Cat allegedly shipped more than 590,000 highway and non-road diesel engines without correct emissions controls, according to the EPA.

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Navistar sues EPA again over SCR rule

Navistar alleges nitrogen oxide emissions skyrocket when drivers don't keep diesel exhaust fluid topped off.

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SmartWay program aimed at drayage trucks

EPA SmartWay Drayage Program is a goods movement initiative designed to clean up air in and around U.S. ports.

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Mid-Atlantic states seek to replace older drayage trucks

The Mid-Atlantic Dray Truck Replacement Program will offer $15,000 to short-haul truckers to cover the down-payment on a new vehicle.

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EPA seeks SCR alert system

Agency calls on SCR engine makers to develop warning systems that alert drivers when diesel exhaust fluid tank is nearly empty.

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Drayage fair to detail government incentive programs

The Drayage Truck Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 16, at the Port Authority’s Executive Building parking lot in Houston.

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Navistar-Modec expands eStar sales, service

To serve the eStar electric medium-duty truck, the Navistar-Modec EV Alliance has added sales and service facilities at Chicago International Trucks in Chicago; Rechtien International Trucks in Miami; K. Neal International Trucks in Washington, D.C.; Beltway Cos. in Baltimore and D.C.; and DATTCO in New England. The eStar is an all-electric vehicle and has been certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board. The truck is a Class 2-3 vehicle and ...

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