November 13, 2015
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.
November 3, 2015
Daimler Trucks found 14% reductions in CO2 emissions and improved fuel economy using a comprehensively optimized truck as part of the company’s Efficiency Run tests.
October 27, 2015
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.
October 9, 2015
EPA has fined Estes Express Lines $100,000 for failing to install diesel particulate filters on 15% of its California fleet.
October 5, 2015
Cummins Westport’s ISL G Near Zero NOx natural gas engine has received Near Zero NOx emission certifications from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board.
September 24, 2015
Diesel Emissions Service’s Filtertherm Generation 2 Thermal oven is a diesel particulate filter oven built specifically for baking DPFs.
September 23, 2015
The EPA is serious about further reducing exhaust emissions and boosting vehicle fuel economy. But the agency official’s remarks suggested that it intends to be reasonable about it.
September 22, 2015
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.
August 21, 2015
For a sneak peek at the next generation of the DD13, look to the latest new engine from Mercedes-Benz in Europe.
August 18, 2015
EPA and NHTSA's public hearing on proposed GHG Phase 2 standards allowed fleets, manufacturers, environmental groups and legislators to air their concerns on the future emissions rules, often disagreeing on the particulars.
August 17, 2015
The problem with the proposed Phase 2 GHG regulations is that Washington never sees the whole picture with the trucking industry.
August 14, 2015
We take a close look at the proposed 'Phase 2' greenhouse gas/ fuel economy rules.
August 10, 2015
A judge has allowed a class action against Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America to continue after the truck maker made motions to dismiss the case involving BlueTec emissions control technology.
July 20, 2015
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.
June 25, 2015
Vision 2020 is a blueprint for building SmartWay's reputation and outreach to increase fuel efficiency and cut “black carbon” emissions worldwide.
June 19, 2015
NGVAmerica has commended EPA and NHTSA for its proposed new round of emission and fuel economy standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
June 4, 2015
Clean Air Power has received certification on its Genesis-Edge Dual-Fuel engine system from the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board.
May 19, 2015
Upstream methane is seen as the biggest downside to natural gas trucks, according to a new policy-analysis paper published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology.
May 6, 2015
Cummins Westport has announced field-testing of a spark-ignited natural gas engine capable of producing near zero NOx emissions for use in refuse and transit applications.
April 22, 2015
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?
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