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February 12, 2014

The Latest Trends in Medium-Duty Truck Maintenance

A lot has happened since 2007 to impact medium-duty truck maintenance costs and protocols — for better and for worse.

February 11, 2014

Stay Ahead of Trouble on EGR Engines

While most of the early problems have been engineered out of the exhaust gas recirculation systems on today’s clean diesel engines, corroded coolers, stuck valves and other problems still plague owners of older equipment.

November 14, 2013

CARB Gives Break to Fleets Making 'Good Faith' Efforts to Meet Regulations

The California Air Resources Board announced that it will give a break to some truckers who are working to meet a January deadline for upgrades to their aging diesel fleets.

November 8, 2013

California Considers Easing Some Emissions Rules

Truckers who don't run a lot of miles in California may get more time to comply with emissions rules.

October 28, 2013

Prevents DPF Theft

Truck diesel particulate filters contain valuable precious metals that are attractive to thieves. FuelDefend USA is now offering a product to help prevent DPF theft.

September 16, 2013

Tampering Not New, But Dirties Exhaust and Can Damage Engines, Reps Say

How much tampering with exhaust emissions equipment goes on out there? No one knows for sure, but panelists at a session of the Technology & Maintenance Council’s fall meeting in Pittsburgh last week said they had seen some flagrant cases.

March 27, 2013

Add Exhaust-Emissions Gear to a Used-Truck Inspection

Is it time to replace your old truck or tractor? Is it old enough that its engine has none of the exhaust-emissions equipment that’s been giving people fits in recent years? Have you decided to take the plunge anyway because your vehicle is just plain worn out? Here's what you need to know about emissions equipment when buying a used truck built in the last decade.

March 19, 2013

Watch for Changing Powertrain Technology to Meet Fuel Economy Regs

What type of engine systems and parts will you be dealing with in the future? From electric-drive turbos to waste heat regeneration, Derek Kaufman, president of C3 Network, examined powertrain trends during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week earlier this year.

January 30, 2013

DPF Maker Cleaire Shuts Down Following Fires and Recalls

Brush fires caused by sparks from its diesel particulate filters and expensive recalls have apparently caused Cleaire, Inc., a California specialty manufacturer, to suddenly shut down.

December 12, 2012

CARB Verifies Cleaire LongMileS Diesel Particulate Filter

Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls announced today that the California Air Resources Board has verified the LongMile-S diesel particulate filter as Level 3+ for on-road applications

November 30, 2012

CARB Verifies First Diesel Particulate Filter with Safety Device by Boshart

The California Air Resources Board announced that Boshart Engineering Inc. achieved verification of the BE Econix Diesel Particulate Filter active metal system, with what Boshart calls the industry's first safety device for a DPF

November 27, 2012

Cleaire Receives CARB Verification Expansion for Vista DPF

Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls announced that the California Air Resources Board has approved an expansion of the previously verified Vista diesel particulate filter to cover a broad range of 1993 and newer model year engines

October 1, 2006

The Regeneration Generation

HDT had the chance to view the internal processing of carbon within the diesel particulate filter of an '07 engine installation.

April 1, 2006

Gentlemen, Start Your New Engines

This comprehensive report provides the latest clean diesel developments.

March 1, 2006

A Look At 2007 Diesel Emissions

Here's a preview of exhaust hardware you'll be seeing on '07 diesel engines.

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