The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced plans to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for more fuel-efficient trucks.
The agreement calls for the agency to hold a public workshop or hearing to address the issues Navistar raised.
Fleets appear to be taking advantage of build slots for power units with pre-2010 EPA engines while they are still available, FTR says.
The truck and engine maker had asked a state court to rule CARB was improperly certifying 2010 diesel engines equipped with selective catalytic reduction.
A Senate bill would transfer authority from DOT to EPA when determining fuel economy rules for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.
R287A steer tire for regional and long-haul applications has U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay-certified approval and is California Air Resources Board compliant.
The Toyo M154 tire is now EPA SmartWay verified as a steer tire.
The winning article covered the two approaches engine makers are following to comply with 2010 standards.
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