U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Group, dealers team on retrofit trucks

| December 16, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $5 million to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy to help guarantee loans.

GT tires get SmartWay approval

| November 19, 2010

The GT radial GSL213 steer tire and GT669+ drive tire have received SmartWay certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, GITI Tire USA announced. Read about the tires at GITI TIre USA.     

Stiffer truck fuel economy rules urged

| November 15, 2010

A review by scientists showed a potential for more than a 35 percent reduction in fuel consumption from heavy-duty vehicles.

Hearing set for truck fuel economy standard

| November 15, 2010

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

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.

SmartWay equipment rebate program extended

| September 14, 2010

The program is open to independent owners and fleets operating heavy-duty trucks based or working in New England states.

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.

Study: Problems rise with newer engines

| September 02, 2010

J.D. Power study finds that 51 percent of owners of 1-year-old heavy-duty truck engines in 2010 report experiencing a problem.

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