July 15, 2016
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.
May 20, 2016
Mack Trucks will demonstrate two zero-emission capable drayage trucks as part of a California-based heavy-duty truck development project led by the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
May 18, 2016
DPF and aftertreatment systems may be a maintenance nightmare, but they aren’t going away. It’s up to you to figure them out.
February 26, 2016
Exhaust gas circulation valves and coolers and DPFs have been around since 2007, but not all fleets have a good understanding of the proper cleaning cycle.
January 7, 2016
Mack Trucks has officially signed off on the use of renewable diesel fuel in all Mack engines after a period of truck and engine testing.
January 4, 2016
Cummins has received EPA certification for its lineup of on-highway diesel and natural gas engines meeting current and 2017 greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency standards.
December 9, 2015
Volvo Trucks North America has approved the use of renewable biodiesel fuel for all of its engines after lab and road testing, the company announced.
December 3, 2015
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.
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.
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