EPA

Hearing set for truck fuel economy standard

| November 15, 2010

Two public hearings are scheduled for proposed federal medium- and heavy-duty truck standards.

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Overdrive Staff | November 01, 2010

The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.

Clean truck event planned

| October 15, 2010

EPA, environmental and industry representatives will hold a press conference Oct. 19 to outline advances in 2010 diesel trucks.

OOIDA members may seek APU funds

| September 07, 2010

Eligible members can get a 40 percent reimbursement for the cost of the APU and installation.

Grants awarded to cut emissions

| August 06, 2010

OOIDA has been selected to receive $1 million to implement an auxiliary power unit project costing more than $2.3 million.

U.S., California to consider SCR ‘loopholes’

Jack Roberts | July 29, 2010

The EPA and the California Air Resources Board have presented preliminary proposals aimed at alleged compliance loopholes noted by Navistar.

Aerodynamic trailer systems

| July 08, 2010

The SmartTail system consists of polymer skins mounted to the rear doors. The WindTamer uses a low-profile, contoured cover mounted on the truck’s undercarriage. The systems can improve fuel efficiency by 5.3 percent, the company ...

Agency to analyze impact of heavy truck emissions

| June 14, 2010

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced plans to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for more fuel-efficient trucks.

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