September 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jack Roberts
Agencies contend the program will provide $230 billion in net benefits to society, including benefits to our climate and the public health of Americans but the trucking industry must still deal with those costs, as well as ones the agencies might not have taken into account.
Tags: Emissions, GHG, EPA, GHG Phase 2
September 2016, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Deborah Lockridge
D&D Wholesale Distributors in City of Industry, Calif., has been distributing produce, meats, poultry, grocery, non-foods, frozen foods and dairy in the Southern California area since 1979. It's responding to the state's demand for lower emissions by moving to all-electric refrigeration units for its delivery trucks.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, California, Solar Power, Transportation Refrigeration Units
August 2016, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Industry reactions to the final greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency rules for medium- and heavy-duty trucks tended to be [mostly] upbeat and positive, reflecting a determination to roll up the sleeves and deal with trucking’s latest reality.
Tags: Emissions, Regulations, Environmental Protection Agency, GHG, Fuel Economy
July 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
Yes, it’s a worthy goal to improve the environment and public health by reducing emissions. But you can’t blame trucking for looking at proposals to further cut NOx with a good bit of trepidation.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, California, GHG, NOx
May 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Park
DPF and aftertreatment systems may be a maintenance nightmare, but they aren’t going away. It’s up to you to figure them out.
Tags: Maintenance, Emissions, DPF
November 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Should tire inflation systems be part of the new federal greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules? Trucking’s track record with pressure maintenance says yes. But, uncertainty over the definition of proper inflation raises questions.
Tags: Emissions, GHG, EPA, Tires, Tire Inflation
November 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
OEM comments on proposed EPA/NHTSA Phase 2 GHG regs show they’re nowhere
near ready for prime time. What the agencies say in reply will speak volumes on where the rule is headed.
Tags: Emissions, GHG, EPA
October 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
The old adage “the devil is in the details” could have been invented for the new “phase 2” greenhouse gas / fuel efficiency regulations proposed by the EPA and the NHTSA.
Tags: Emissions, GHG, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, FTR, Daimler Trucks North America
September 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
While biodiesel mandates have probably done more to build resistance to its use than win over its skeptics, some fleets, like Mesilla Valley Transportation, report high levels of success with the fuel.
Tags: Emissions, Biodiesel, Alternative Fuels
August 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
By Rolf Lockwood
The problem with the proposed Phase 2 GHG regulations is that Washington never sees the whole picture with the trucking industry.
Tags: Emissions, Regulations, GHG, EPA, Fuel Economy
August 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By David Cullen
We take a close look at the proposed 'Phase 2' greenhouse gas/ fuel economy rules.
July 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
It’s not rocket science to split an API oil-service category. But it takes lots of chemical engineering to develop and bring to market not one, but two, new heavy-duty motor oil specs in a mere five years.
Tags: Emissions, Fuel Efficiency, Fuel and Oil, API
April 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Waste heat recovery systems are being developed by engine makers but are they the worth the compromises they bring in the name of more efficiency?
Tags: Emissions, Regulations, Fuel Efficiency, GHG
Allowing a manufacturer to focus on improving an entire vehicle - instead of just the engine - could reduce operating costs while still meeting efficiency standards.
Tags: Emissions, Regulations, GHG, EPA, Daimler Trucks North America
Adjusting to Phase 1 of the fuel economy and greenhouse gas regulations may have eased the coming transition into Phase 2. Part 3 of a webXclusive series.
Tags: Emissions, Regulations, GHG, EPA
A great deal of controversy already surrounds this next phase of the fuel economy and GHG reduction effort, as President Obama demanded in February of last year.
An in-depth look at the emissions regimes that we have now and will see in the future. Part one of a WebXclusive series.
March 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
For the first time in recorded history, the EPA and NHTSA are sort of your friends.
Tags: Emissions, Legislation, EPA, Fuel Economy, NHTSA
August 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
There are many ways to tell a story – through words in books and magazines, pictures, videos, song, and more. With the inaugural issue of the HDT Fact Book, we are telling trucking’s story through facts, numbers, statistics, charts, and graphs.
Tags: Emissions, Drivers, Equipment, Statistics, Parts, industry statistics, Fuel and Oil
January 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Advancements in clean diesel technology will continue to deliver major reductions in black carbon emissions in both the U.S. and worldwide, said Allen Schaeffer, the executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum
January 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
Finally, a regulation that gives something back. Sometime between now and Jan. 1, 2014, all new heavy-duty trucks coming into service will be certified to a new fuel efficiency standard. Compliance rests with the truck maker, and the customer sees the benefit. So, what's the catch
Tags: Emissions, GHG14, GHG, MPG, Fuel Economy, Truckstops
April 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Glen Sokolis, Contributor
Fleet companies are facing all kinds of new decisions with diesel exhaust fluid
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