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July 21, 2010

EPA Awards More than $1 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions to the Port of Corpus Christi Authority

DALLAS - To improve air quality and reduce emissions from in-use diesel engines, the EPA awarded more than $1 million to reduce diesel emissions to the Port of Corpus Christi Authority.

July 21, 2010

Cummins Validates ISX11.9 as Engine Choice for Vocational & Specialty Vehicles

COLUMBUS, IN - Cummins Inc. announced it received certification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (ARB) for its ISX11.9 diesel engine.

June 30, 2010

White House Wants Better Truck Fuel Efficiency

WASHINGTON - President Obama has directed the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to boost the fuel efficiency of medium- and heavy-duty trucks, starting with model-year 2014 vehicles.

June 30, 2010

Detroit Diesel Recognized for Achievement in Energy Efficiency

REDFORD, MI - Detroit Diesel's Engine Manufacturing Center in Redford, Mich., was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as one of the first manufacturing facilities to meet the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry.

May 12, 2010

Navistar International Corporation Resolves Lawsuit Against EPA

WARRENVILLE, IL - The EPA promised to hold a public workshop or hearing to address issues Navistar raised in its federal court appeal of EPA's certification policies for SCR-equipped diesel powered trucks.

March 31, 2010

Toyo M154 Becomes 4th Commercial Tire to Receive U.S. EPA SmartWay Verification

CYPRESS, CA - The M154 by Toyo Tires has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) SmartWay verification as a steer tire when used in a set on a rig equipped with the company's M657 drive tire and M127 free-rolling tire for trailer axles.

March 24, 2010

TRALA-Opposed Increase In New Mexico Vehicle Excise Tax Fails

ALEXANDRIA, VA - TRALA and the New Mexico Trucking Association have successfully defeated legislation in New Mexico that would have resulted in a 33-percent increase in the State's vehicle excise tax.

March 24, 2010

Navistar Receives EPA Emissions Certification for 2010 MaxxForce DT

WARRENVILLE, IL - Navistar, Inc. received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its 2010 MaxxForce DT Advanced EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) mid-range diesel engines.

March 11, 2010

EPA HD OBD Ruling Impacts Medium-Duty Fleets

Effective Jan. 1, the heavy-duty onboard diagnostic (HD OBD) ruling requires truck manufacturers install OBD systems on trucks 14,001-lbs. GVWR or greater.

February 24, 2010

Baytech Receives 2010 Certifications for CNG Vans & Pickups

LOS ALTOS, CA - Baytech Corporation obtained model-year 2010 Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board emissions certifications for Baytech's dedicated compressed natural gas fueled General Motors full-size vans and pickups.

January 20, 2010

Toyo Tires Receive U.S. EPA SmartWay Verification for Three Commercial Tires

CYPRESS, CA - Toyo Tires received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) SmartWay verification for a set of its premium commercial tire products, the M137 steer tire, M127 free rolling tire for trailer axles, and the M657.

January 13, 2010

Toyo Truck Tires Receive SmartWay Verification

CYPRESS, CA - Three Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. premium commercial tire lines have received SmartWay verification from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): the M137 steer tire, M127 trailer tire, and M657 drive tire.

December 31, 2009

EPA Releases New Mobile Source Emissions Model

WASHINGTON - An updated version of the Motor Vehicle Emission Simulator (MOVES) model - MOVES2010 - is now available for use to estimate air pollution from cars, trucks, and other on-road mobile sources.

December 23, 2009

KONE to Run Fleet of Transit Connect Models

COAL VALLEY, IL - Over the next three years, the global elevator and escalator company plans to fill its 700-unit fleet with the Ford Transit Connect.

December 16, 2009

Toyo Tires Receive U.S. EPA SmartWay Verification for 3 Commercial Tires

CYPRESS, CA - Toyo Tires received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) SmartWay verification for a set of its premium commercial tire products, the M137 steer tire, M127 free-rolling tire for trailer axles, and the M657, a new drive tire soon available in the U.S.

October 21, 2009

New Vocational Fuel & Fluid Filling Practice Study Helps SCR Stakeholders Plan for EPA 2010 Emissions Technologies

GREENSBORO, NC - A national research study of vocational trucks (Classes 3-8) conducted by Quixote Group Research indicates that nearly 80 percent of the vocational market for diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) will be served by supplies at truck stops and retail service stations.

October 16, 2009

2010 Annual Fuel Economy Guide Now Available

WASHINGTON - For 2010, the Toyota Prius tops the list as the most fuel-efficient model at 51 mpg city/48 highway.

October 14, 2009

Baytech Obtains 2010 Certifications for 6.0L Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Engine

LOS ALTOS, CA - Baytech Corporation obtained 2010 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) emissions certifications for Baytech's dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) fueled 6.0L heavy-duty engine that is used in General Motors, Isuzu, and Workhorse Custom Chassis heavy-duty vehicles.

October 13, 2009

Stonyfield Farm Cuts Emissions & Fuel Use

LONDONDERRY, NH - In addition to reducing its total annual CO2 emissions by more than 40 percent between 2006-2008, the yogurt company also achieved $2.5 million in fuel cost savings in 2007 and 2008 alone.

October 2, 2009

Owens & Minor Joins EPA SmartWay Partnership

RICHMOND, VA - Owens & Minor's private fleet and its energy-efficient business practices earned the SmartWay Performance score of 1.25, the highest rating available in the SmartWay Transport Partnership.

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