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August 12, 2013

APG Receives EPA Approval for 85 Additional OUL Vehicular Engines

American Power Group Inc. received online notification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that its recent Clean Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Engine Conversion Submissions have been approved 85 additional engines.

June 26, 2013

EPA Has Big Ambitions for New Heavy Duty Fuel Economy Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency is more ambitious for the next phase of its heavy-duty truck fuel economy standards than it was for the first, and will look at trailers as well as new engine and transmission technologies.

April 4, 2013

Fleets Report Mixed Experiences With 2010 Engines

Results from a new poll show mixed feedback from carriers when it comes to fuel economy and maintenance costs of 2010 engines versus 2007 engines.

April 4, 2013

California Contentions: The Low Carbon Fuel Standard

If you've been hoping there is an end in sight to California's tidal waves of increasing trucking regulations, unfortunately, the tsunami has yet to strike, unless it crashes in a legal challenge.

April 1, 2013

EPA Targets Gasoline Emissions, Fuel Quality

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new emission standards for cars and light trucks, and lower sulfur content in gasoline. The Tier 3 standards, as they are called, would be phased in starting 2017. They would cover cars, light-duty trucks, medium-duty passenger vehicles and some heavy-duty vehicles.

March 11, 2013

APG Receives Approval For Additional OUL Vehicular Engine Family Applications

American Power Group Corp., announced that its subsidiary, American Power Group Inc., has received online notification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that its recent Clean Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Engine Conversion Submission for an additional 22 engine families has been approved for the following additional Outside Useful Life (“OUL”) engines:

January 23, 2013

Omnitek Receives EPA Approval for Diesel-to-Natural Gas Engine Conversion Kits

Omnitek Engineering Corp. announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the company's submission for its diesel-to-natural gas conversion technology for the widely operated line of heavy-duty Navistar DT466E and DT530E engine

January 22, 2013

California Trucking Groups Continue Legal Battle Against CARB, EPA

The California Construction Trucking Association has filed a Notice of Appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in its nearly two-year-long legal case against the California Air Resources Board's heavy-duty, on-road truck and bus regulation

December 27, 2012

EPA Administrator Jackson to Leave Post

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, who was at the helm of the agency for its first-every greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency regulations for commercial trucks, is stepping down

December 20, 2012

Does the MIL Lamp Spell Aftermarket Opportunity?

Your customers are going to be seeing a lot more of that ubiquitous yellow engine-shaped icon on their dashboard with the latest model trucks.

December 11, 2012

Survey: Speed Reduction, Driver Training, Progressive Shifting Give Best Fuel Efficiency Payback

A survey of fuel efficiency initiatives found that the best payback came from cutting highway speed, training drivers and progressive shifting. Not surprisingly, these actions, along with recording engine data for greater driver feedback, also were the most commonly implemented among the carriers surveyed

November 27, 2012

Petroleum Industry Files Suit Challenging Biodiesel Mandate

UPDATED -- The American Petroleum Institute, which represents the petroleum industry, is suing the Environmental Protection Agency, challenging its mandate for the use of 1.28 billion gallons of biodiesel in 2013, a 28% increase from the 2012 requirement.

November 13, 2012

VorBlade Technology Verified by EPA SmartWay Program

Colorado-based company, Avantechs, announced that its VorBlade Wing System, which improves the aerodynamics for trucks and trailers, was recently verified by the EPA SmartWay Program

August 1, 2008

Confusion Over 2010

New technology adds another twist to emissions solutions for next EPA mandate.

August 1, 2008

Running Lean

Lightweight specs are no longer just for extra payload.

August 1, 2008

The Real Cost of Trucks

Why equipment costs more today... or does it?

July 1, 2008

Class 8 Roundup

It's All About Fuel.

May 1, 2008

EPA Has $50 Million To Support Clean Air Retrofit

EPA has $50 million to support clean air retrofits

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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