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August 21, 2014

EPA Certifies Westport's 2015-MY CNG Trucks

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has certified dedicated CNG versions of Ford's E-450, F-450, F-550, F-650, and F-59 equipped with the Westport WiNG Power System and 6.8L V-10 engine.

May 22, 2014

Debunking the Defeatist Mindset Toward Fleet Sustainability

Many fleet managers know they should be doing something to “green” their fleet, but they do nothing, rationalizing (and justifying) their inaction due to budget constraints or lack of management support. To me, this is a self-fulfilling mindset that guarantees your fleet will remain in a status quo situation. Fleet managers need to break free from this defeatist mindset and here's how to do it.

April 25, 2014

EPA: Automakers Exceeded Tailpipe Emissions Standards

Automakers mostly exceeded 2012 federal tailpipe emissions standards in the first year of the program with only Jaguar Range Rover falling short, according to an EPA report.

April 13, 2014

FPL Recognized by EPA for Clean Fleet

Florida Power & Light (FPL), one of the largest commercial fleets in the country, has been named a 2014 recipient of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence Award.

March 4, 2014

EPA Tightens Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has raised standards for new-vehicle emissions and required lower sulfur content for gasoline beginning in 2017 under its Tier 3 regulation, the agency announced Monday.

February 21, 2014

Truckers Speak Out Against Obama's Fuel Economy Rules

The nation's largest group of medium- and heavy-duty truck drivers criticized President Obama's new fuel-economy rules, which they said would put the price of new trucks out of reach of many truckers.

February 18, 2014

Obama Orders Higher Fuel Standards for Trucks

President Barack Obama will direct federal agencies on February 18 to develop higher fuel economy standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks over the next two years by March of 2016.

February 11, 2014

Stay Ahead of Trouble on EGR Engines

While most of the early problems have been engineered out of the exhaust gas recirculation systems on today’s clean diesel engines, corroded coolers, stuck valves and other problems still plague owners of older equipment.

February 4, 2014

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel's Fuel Economy Now Leads Pickup Trucks

The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup truck has received the highest-ever highway fuel economy from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to data released Tuesday.

December 13, 2013

Federal Court Rules Against EPA in Navistar Engine Case

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has lost a fight with truck engine makers over an earlier decision allowing Navistar International to sell earlier models of its engines with exhaust gas recirculation technology, even though they did not meet federal emissions rules.

April 22, 2013

Penske Honored by the EPA

Penske Truck Leasing has been named a 2013 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award winner.

January 25, 2013

Trucking Group Vows to Continue Fight Against CARB and U.S. EPA Emissions Regulations

The California Construction Trucking Association (CCTA) has filed a Notice of Appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in its nearly two-year-long legal case against the California Air Resources Board's (CARB) heavy-duty, on-road truck and bus regulation ("CDTOA v. CARB, Case No. 2:11-CV-00384-MCE-GGH").

January 11, 2013

Icom Provides Propane Autogas Vehicles to Menards

Icom North America has announced an installation program for 140 propane autogas Ford F150 pickup trucks for use by Menards home improvement stores.

January 2, 2013

Detroit Diesel Hosts President Obama

DETROIT – President Barack Obama recently visited Detroit Diesel Corporation to recognize that the company's Detroit DT12 and the new Detroit DD15 will be produced at the Detroit brand manufacturing headquarters in Redford, Mich.

December 19, 2012

Full lineup of Volvo Group trucks in the U.S. earns 2014 greenhouse gas certification

GÖTEBORG, SWEDEN - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have certified all Volvo Group trucks in the U.S., both Mack and Volvo branded, in accordance with 2014 fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas regulations.

December 14, 2012

Three Goodyear Truck Tire Retread Products Earn SmartWay Verification

AKRON, OHIO – The recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay verification of three Goodyear truck tire retreads – the G316 AT Fuel Max, the G572 LHD Fuel Max and the G305 ATS Fuel Max – is another example of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s ongoing commitment to fuel efficiency.

November 27, 2012

Greenkraft Obtains EPA/CARB Certification

SANTA ANA, CA – Greenkraft, Inc reports California Air Resources Board and EPA certification of its 2013 dedicated-compressed natural (CNG) gas fuel system for 6.0L General Motors engines for 14,000-lb. and above GVRW trucks and custom chassis manufacturers.

November 1, 2012

Gearing Up for Upcoming Medium- & Heavy-Duty Truck Regulations

Several experts offer insight to help fleets prepare for the regulations impacting medium- and heavy-duty trucks beginning in 2014.

October 12, 2012

EPA Supports Clean Diesel with $30 Million in Grants

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $30 million for clean diesel projects as part of its ongoing campaign to reduce harmful diesel exhaust that can lead to asthma attacks and premature deaths.

October 5, 2012

Cummins Receives EPA Certification for ISX15 Engine

COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins Inc. announced that it has received certification for its ISX15 engine from the U.S. EPA, meeting both the agency's 2013 regulations and the new greenhouse gas and fuel-efficiency rules that will take effect in 2014.

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