May 29, 2015
President Obama's U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reduced the federal required levels of ethanol that must be blended with gasoline, which dealt a blow to a biofuel that's falling out of favor in an era of cheap gasoline.
May 28, 2015
Aero device manufacturers now have a choice of test methods to prove the effectiveness of their devices. Are consumers any better off?
April 27, 2015
A legal challenge of the Environmental Protection Agency's greenhouse gas emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks has failed after an appeals court found the California trucking groups that had filed suit lacked standing.
April 21, 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Penske Truck Leasing and Sonoma County Fleet Operations as two of the seven winners of its Clean Air Excellence Award.
April 17, 2015
Allowing a manufacturer to focus on improving an entire vehicle - instead of just the engine - could reduce operating costs while still meeting efficiency standards.
April 16, 2015
Adjusting to Phase 1 of the fuel economy and greenhouse gas regulations may have eased the coming transition into Phase 2. Part 3 of a webXclusive series.
April 15, 2015
A great deal of controversy already surrounds this next phase of the fuel economy and GHG reduction effort, as President Obama demanded in February of last year.
April 13, 2015
An in-depth look at the emissions regimes that we have now and will see in the future. Part one of a WebXclusive series.
March 31, 2015
Altech-Eco has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to produce a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) version of the 2015 Ford Transit 150/250/350 3.7L van and wagon with the Ford gaseous prepped engine option.
March 20, 2015
The DERA funding covers engine replacements, repowers, and idle reduction technologies to clean up a variety of older diesel engines, including those in heavy-duty trucks used at ports, delivery trucks, and long haul trucks.
March 16, 2015
For the first time in recorded history, the EPA and NHTSA are sort of your friends.
March 12, 2015
What does the new "Elite" level of fuel-saving devices offered by the EPA SmartWay program mean? Senior Editor Tom Berg explores the topic in his Trailer Talk blog.
March 6, 2015
The 9th Circuit court ruled against the CCTA case challenging the legality of Truck and Bus regulations implemented by the California Air Resources Board. The CCTA has vowed to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.
March 4, 2015
Production has started on Isuzu Commercial Truck of America's line of 2015 and 2016 N-Series diesel models, the company announced at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
February 27, 2015
The Southwest Research Institute was awarded a five-year $20.16 million contract by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to provide testing and analytical services related to emissions and fuel consumption.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture has approved the dimethyl ether for legal use as a vehicle fuel.
February 26, 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership recognized UPS with one of its Climate Leadership Awards for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, UPS said. The awards acknowledge the voluntary work organizations do to build resilience to climate change.
January 27, 2015
Modern diesels burn so cleanly that laboratory rats suffered no lung illnesses during a lengthy study of their exposure to exhaust gases, according to the Health Effects Institute.
January 23, 2015
Several motor vehicle industry associations including the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association and Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association pledged to reduce the amount of copper in brake pads.
January 20, 2015
The dip in oil prices is temporary and will not affect the way federal agencies set fuel economy standards, including upcoming new requirements for heavy trucks, said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.
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