August 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jim Park
A massive influx of Chinese tires, some costing $100 or less, has flooded the U.S. EPA's list of SmartWay verified tire in the past year. What does this mean for tire retailers and retreaders, fleets and even the enforcement community?
Tags: China, EPA SmartWay, Tires
July 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
With regulations affecting how fleets fit their wheels, the retreading industry is still deciding whether or not the inclusion of verified low-rolling-resistance tires on the EPA's SmartWay list has helped the industry.
Tags: Retreads, Tires, EPA SmartWay, California Air Resources Board, California
By Deborah Lockridge
Environmental groups working hand in hand with trucking? "One of the key priorities for our organization over the coming years is to advance strong fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas standards in the heavy-duty truck space," says Jason Mathers with the Environmental Defense Fund. But he says he wants to do it in a way that makes sense for trucking businesses.
Tags: GHG, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Environmental Defense Fund, NACFE, EPA SmartWay, Fuel Efficiency, Environmental Regulations
November 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Rolf Lockwood, Executive Contributing Editor
Can we depend on the fuel-saving numbers provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program? Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood says he's not so sure, in the aftermath of a recent test results story.
Tags: CARB, EPA SmartWay, Fuel Economy
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