Diesel group: Clean diesel tech has lowered truck emissions to near-zero levels

| December 18, 2013

According to a study released this month, emissions from diesel engines have been nearly eliminated by 2010 engine technolgoy — Selective Catalytic Reduction exhaust aftertreatment systems.

Jason Swann named Rush Truck Center Top Tech

| December 17, 2013

Jason Swann, Rush Truck Center – Dallas technician, was named Overall Grand Champion at the 2013 Rush Tech Rodeo Tuesday night.

20 finalists named in Rush Tech Rodeo

| December 17, 2013

Twelve Rush Truck Center technicians advanced to the Rush Tech Rodeo heavy-duty finals Tuesday, while eight medium-duty finalists were selected.

Cash, training up for grabs at Rush Tech Rodeo

| December 16, 2013

Sunday marked the beginning of the 2013 Rush Truck Center Tech Rodeo in San Antonio with a paint and body repair challenge. The event continues through Tuesday when the Texas-based dealership group will crown its top medium- and heavy-duty technicians.

Court sides with engine makers, against EPA and throws out rule that benefitted Navistar

| December 13, 2013

Federal appellate judges this week again tossed out a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that allowed for the approval of Navistar's heavy-duty truck engines that did not meet 2010 emission standards.

A little fuel dilution, soot, blow-by is OK

Bruce Mallinson | December 09, 2013

Some fuel dilution after idling, a little soot in your engine and some blow-by are (mostly) normal and not anything you should be worried about, writes Bruce Mallinson.

CARB sued by OOIDA over retrofit filter requirement in emissions regulations

| December 06, 2013

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has sued the California Air Resources Board over the agency's requirement that 2006 year-model and older trucks be retrofitted with a particulate matter filter to run in the state.

Owner-operators have potential to get the most out of aero devices, SmartTruck says

| December 06, 2013

SmartTruck's Mitch Greenberg says owner-operators could stand to gain most effectively the benefits from its UnderTray aerodynamic system. The company detailed its rigorous testing methods this week at proving grounds in S.C.

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