Diesel Emissions

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April 13, 2018

Volkswagen Names New CEO

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller is being replaced by Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess, in a week full of news for the German-based auto and commercial vehicle maker.

March 13, 2018

Senators, Former EPA Chiefs Urge Agency to Drop Glider Reg Repeal

Two Democratic senators who oversee environmental issues sent a letter on March 12 to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging him to reverse his November 2017 proposal to repeal air emission standards for glider kits.

February 22, 2018

Tennessee Tech Disavows Maligned Glider Kit Study Pending Review

Tennessee Tech's president has sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency urging that it not use the university's glider kit environmental impact study pending an investigation into the validity of its results.

February 20, 2018

Controversial Glider Kit Environmental Study Comes Under Fire

A controversial study commissioned by Fitzgerald Glider Kits that played a key role in a recent EPA proposal to rollback glider kit restrictions has come under fire by the faculty of the Tennessee university that conducted it.

January 26, 2018

Denso Announces Diesel Particulate Filter Program Improvements

Denso Products and Services Americas has announced a series of improvements to its PowerEdge Diesel Aftertreatment Program.

September 6, 2017

Transportation Group Opposes De-Funding Diesel Emissions Reduction Act

A large group representing manufacturers, transportation associations, and clean air and health advocates sent a letter to the House of Representatives opposing a proposed amendment to the House Interior-EPA appropriations bill that would remove all funding for the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act.

August 29, 2017

California Gears up for Stricter Diesel Truck Emissions Regulations

Diesel-powered trucks appear to be in the crosshairs once again as California legislators, citing overwhelming public support, call for even tougher emissions regulations.

July 31, 2017

What Do Bans of Diesel and Gasoline Cars in Europe Mean for Trucking?

Great Britain has joined France and India in phasing out gasoline- and diesel-powered passenger cars over the next 20 years. Will those mandates affect the North American trucking industry? Senior Editor Jack Roberts has more in his Truck Tech blog.

July 7, 2017

Where U.S. Trucking Fits in the Global Emissions Puzzle

A new report says heavy trucks are the missing piece in the global vehicle emissions puzzle. But the U.S. trucking industry is well ahead of the game, contends Deborah Lockridge in her All That's Trucking blog.

June 19, 2017

Southern California Mayors Aim for Zero Emissions at Ports

The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California, are aiming for zero emissions at the ports or Los Angeles and Long Beach by 2035 as part of their commitment to adopting the Paris Climate Agreement goals in their cities.

April 10, 2017

ESW Opens Pennsylvania Facility to Manufacture DPFs and DOCs

ESW Group, which makes Skyline brand aftermarket diesel particular filters and diesel oxidation catalysts, opened a new production facility to meet increased demand.

March 1, 2017

Denso Launches PowerEdge Emissions-Control Products

Denso Products announced that it will begin accepting orders for its new line of PowerEdge diesel particulate filter and diesel oxidation catalyst replacement products for heavy-duty trucks and equipment in March.

January 29, 2017

MacKay: Emissions-Related Is Fastest-Growing Aftermarket Segment

This probably will not come as a big surprise to most fleets, but emissions-related components are the fastest growing sector of the heavy-duty aftermarket, according to MacKay's John Blodgett

January 25, 2017

Denso Partners with CDTi on PowerEdge Line of Emissions Control Products

Denso Products showcased a new line of PowerEdge aftermarket emissions control products at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week show in Las Vegas this week.

January 12, 2017

EPA Accuses FCA of Excess Diesel Emissions

The U.S. EPA has accused Fiat Chrysler of failing to disclose engine management software that increased air pollution in 104,000 diesel-powered Ram 1500 trucks and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs in the 2014 to 2016 model years.

December 6, 2016

Is Another Round of Emissions Wars Coming?

The election of Donald Trump as president has opened up questions about many issues that most people thought were settled. Heavy truck emissions are one such topic. HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts addresses the issue in his new Truck Tech blog.

December 2, 2016

Four Global Cities to Ban Diesel Vehicles by 2025

The mayors of Paris, Mexico City, Madrid, and Athens have pledged to ban diesel vehicles from their cities by 2025 in an effort to improve air quality.

July 5, 2016

VW Settlement Includes Funds for Truck Emissions Reduction

Part of Volkswagen AG’s recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over its emissions-cheating scandal will fund diesel emissions-reduction efforts in the heavy-duty truck industry.

June 28, 2016

Caterpillar Reaches Settlement in EPA Emissions Lawsuit

Caterpillar has reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit over allegedly defective ACERT EPA 2007-compliant engines, with owners of these engines eligible to receive $500 to $10,000 per engine.

June 17, 2016

NY-NJ Ports Pushed to Reinstate Older-Truck Ban

Key New Jersey politicians along with activist groups, including the Teamsters union, on June 16 pushed for launching a more aggressive program to replace older trucks operating at the Port of New York and New Jersey to reduce the impact of air pollution on nearby residents, per a Journal of Commerce news story.

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