fuel economy standards

EPA issues new round of truck emissions standards, group wary of potential ‘enormous costs’ of rule

The EPA and DOT on Aug. 16 issued the final draft of the next round of emissions and fuel economy standards for U.S. heavy-duty trucks. Joe Mendel of the Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association says the rule could "impose enormous costs" on truck buyers.

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Next round of truck emissions regs should go smoother than ’07-’10 round, EPA says at TMC

According to the EPA, the emissions standards set to be phased in over the coming decade will make the U.S. fleet the "most advanced" in the world.

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Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.

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Obama to unveil truck fuel economy standards

The standards, to be released Aug. 9, will affect work trucks, buses and other heavy-duty vehicles.

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Agency to analyze impact of heavy truck emissions

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

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Obama orders heavy-truck fuel economy standards

The nation’s first fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards on new medium- and heavy-duty trucks will begin with model year 2014.

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