greenhouse gas regulations

Trucking with environmentalists

What the President's new Climate Action Plan has to say about heavy-duty trucks yields odd alignment of environmental / trucking perspective in discussion.

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Is EGR doomed?

I spend a lot of time on airplanes. But sometimes, we get visitors here in our our Tuscaloosa, Ala., headquarters. Such was the case last week when representatives from Chevron Lubricants came calling. The gist of the presentation CCJ and Overdrive editors attended was on PC-11 – the new oil category shaping up for the eventual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations (GHG) that will take affect in 2017. But lost in that conversation was a little nugget of ...

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Detroit 2013 engines updated for GHG14 regs

Detroit Diesel Corporation announced new enhancements to its engine family for 2013. Engineered to meet federal Greenhouse Gas 2014 (GHG14) regulations, the updated Detroit family of heavy-duty engines combines engine, electronics and BlueTecemissions technology improvements. All Detroit heavy-duty engines feature the enhanced BlueTec emissions system. New components include a liquid-only DEF delivery system. Detriot’s 1-Box package with fewer parts is now universally-configured for all trucks, resulting in improved serviceability. Additional changes to every engine include enhanced DDEC ...

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