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October 2, 2009

EPA Awards $1.2M for Greener Trucks

NEW YORK - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.2 million to replace 51 older delivery trucks with diesel-electric hybrid trucks certified to the EPA's 2007 diesel standards.

September 30, 2009

Detroit Diesel Applies for EPA Certification of 2010 Engines with BlueTec Emissions Control System

PORTLAND, OR - Detroit Diesel Corporation has filed applications with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resource Board (CARB) for 2010 certification of Detroit Diesel DD13 and DD15 engines with BlueTec emissions control systems.

September 15, 2009

New Fuel Economy & GHG Emission Standards Proposed

WASHINGTON - Instead of three standards, the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency worked with state agencies to propose clearer standards for all automakers, beginning with the 2012 model-year.

July 8, 2009

Study Shows Dramatic Reductions in Diesel Engine Emissions

WASHINGTON - A new study shows that clean diesel technologies in engines manufactured beginning in 2007 not only reduced certain emissions by 90 percent over 2004 models, but far exceeded expectations in their performance in cleaning up the nation's air quality.

June 23, 2009

Volvo Begins Selling Trucks That Meet 2010 Emissions Standards

GREENSBORO, NC – The trucks meet the standards using Selective Catalytic Reduction, which also increases fuel efficiency and reduces carbon emissions, according to a statement by the manufacturer.

June 10, 2009

Yokohama Tire Corporation Named EPA SmartWay Partner

FULLERTON, CA - Continuing to fulfill its corporate commitment to environmental protection, Yokohama Tire Corporation announced it has been named a Partner in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) SmartWay program.

June 3, 2009

Penske Logistics Expands Commitment to EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership

READING, PA - Penske Logistics announced an expanded commitment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership, a move that underscores its commitment to environmentally responsible operations.

May 15, 2009

Kenworth Receives EPA Clean Air Excellence Award

WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency recently presented Kenworth Truck Company with a 2008 EPA Clean Air Excellence award during a special ceremony in Washington.

May 13, 2009

Detroit Diesel Now EPA ENERGY STAR Partner

REDFORD, MI - Detroit Diesel announced new initiatives to support its commitment to the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR partner. Detroit Diesel, through its voluntary participation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will work to improve energy efficiency and fight global warming.

April 21, 2009

MailExpress Steps Up 'Green' Efforts

ATLANTA – In addition becoming an EPA-certified SmartWay Transport partner, the company has also launched a program to replace its fleet of trucks with low-emission vehicles.

March 25, 2009

Cummins Unveils Products for EPA 2010 Regulations

LOUISVILLE, KY - Cummins Inc. unveiled its on-highway engine lineup ready to meet the new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations for the North American market.

March 24, 2009

Malfunction Indicator Mandated for 2010 Emissions Standards

Starting in 2010, OEMs will be required to install dashboard malfunction indicator lights and diagnostic trouble codes on heavy-duty trucks to warn drivers of emission problems.

February 4, 2009

Navistar First to Earn EPA Certification as Both Transport Partner and Truck Manufacturer

WARRENVILLE, IL – Navistar continues to distinguish itself as an industry leader in environmental responsibility by becoming the first Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to receive dual certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for helping to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

February 2, 2009

EPA Names Idle-Reduction Systems Eligible for Federal Excise Tax Exemptions

Last year, the U.S. Congress granted an exemption from the 12-percent federal excise tax for truck idle reduction systems. Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a list of approved idle reduction systems eligible for the federal excise tax exemption. The exemption applies to sales and installation of these systems since Oct. 4, 2008.

January 28, 2009

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s Commercial Truck Tires Receive EPA SmartWay Approval

FULLERTON, CA – Three commercial truck tires produced by Yokohama Tire Corporation have been approved by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay program, which promotes cleaner, more efficient truck technologies.

December 23, 2008

EPA to Require Sensors for Emissions in 2010

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final rule requiring heavy-truck manufacturers to install onboard diagnostic systems starting in 2010 to alert drivers when engine emission systems are malfunctioning or deteriorating.

October 28, 2008

Penske Truck Leasing Joins EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership and Names New Vice President of Sustainability

READING, PA – Penske Truck Leasing has announced its collective support and participation in the SmartWay Transport Partnership.

August 13, 2008

EPA Keeps Biofuels Levels in Place after Considering Texas’ Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following extensive analysis, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Stephen L. Johnson announced his decision to deny a request submitted by the State of Texas to reduce the nationwide Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).

July 30, 2008

Clean Diesel Emerging Technology Grant Funding Now Available

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to award approximately $3.4 million in grants to establish projects using emerging technologies to reduce emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of diesel engines.

July 9, 2008

Freight Management Inc. Launches OptiGreen Program

ANAHEIM, CA – Freight Management Inc. (FMI) has introduced OptiGreen, a "green initiative" designed to help shippers reduce their carbon footprint on the environment.

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