November 23, 2016 - Industry News
Operation of zero- and near-zero-emissions trucks, locomotives and container-handling equipment would expand beginning in 2019 and culminate with wide use of electric trucks by 2035, according to the latest San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan.
Tags: NOx, Drayage, Emissions Reduction, Regulations
October 21, 2016 - Industry News
CARB recently approved a revised $363 million funding plan that includes $150 million for heavy-duty vehicles and off-road equipment, aimed at putting more clean vehicles in disadvantaged communities.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, Grant Funding, Emissions Reduction
October 14, 2016 - Industry News
Orders are being processed and production has started for Cummins Westport’s ISL G Near Zero NOx natural gas engine, the company announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Engines, Natural Gas Vehicles, Cummins Westport, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Emissions Reduction
September 28, 2016 - Product News
Mahle is working on a camshaft technology that will replace conventional bearings with wear-free roller bearings, the company announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, IAA, Emissions Reduction, Mahle, GHG emissions
September 15, 2016 - Industry News
UPS has been awarded two Department of Energy grants that will enable the company to conduct research aimed at reducing emissions and revolutionizing the charging process for electric trucks.
Tags: UPS, Emissions Reduction, U.S. Department of Energy, Electric Vehicles
August 25, 2016 - Industry News
California is set to approve even tougher air-quality controls that would further reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, after the state Legislature passed Senate Bill 32 on Aug. 24.
Tags: California, Emissions Reduction, Greenhouse Gas, Regulations
August 8, 2016 - Industry News
The release of the final version of California’s Sustainable Freight Action Plan has been met with harsh criticism by two groups representing Golden State’s truck-fleet operators.
Tags: CARB, California, Emissions Reduction, Zero-Emission Vehicles
July 5, 2016 - Industry News
Part of Volkswagen AG’s recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over its emissions-cheating scandal will fund diesel emissions-reduction efforts in the heavy-duty truck industry.
Tags: Volkswagen, Federal Trade Commission, NOx, Diesel Emission Reduction Act, Emissions Reduction
May 6, 2016 - Industry News
Day-cab tractors have lagged behind sleeper equipped models in aerodynamic development fleets are missing out of fuel efficiency gains, according to the latest NACFE Confidence Report.
Tags: Emissions Reduction, Aerodynamics, NACFE, Fuel Efficiency, Day Cabs
April 27, 2016 - Industry News
Fleet Advantage has released its inaugural quarterly index resource “designed to compare all-in costs of older model year Class 8 trucks and calculate the savings of new model replacements.”
Tags: Fuel Savings, Fleet Advantage, Emissions Reduction, fleet costs, Leasing
March 30, 2016 - Industry News
FedEx hopes to increase fuel efficiency in its vehicle fleet by 30% by 2020 by increasing the number of alternative-fuel vehicles, shifting freight trips to rail, and optimizing routing, according to the company's 2016 sustainability report.
Tags: Alternative Fuels, Emissions Reduction, FedEx, Delivery Fleets
February 26, 2016 - Industry News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that $26 million in grant funding will be made available to establish clean diesel projects with the intention of reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of diesel engines.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Clean Diesel, Diesel Emissions, Emissions Reduction, EPA, Federal Grants
November 25, 2015 - Industry News
Republic Services has added 11 compressed natural gas trucks to its fleet of waste collection vehicles serving Gardena, Calif., and surrounding communities.
Tags: Republic Services, Waste Fleet, Emissions Reduction, CNG
October 16, 2015 - Industry News
Pacific Gas & Electric will invest $100 million to purchase battery-electric vehicles and gasoline-electric hybrids over the next five years to reduce fuel costs and lower emissions, the nation's largest utility announced Oct. 15.
Tags: Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, PG&E, Vehicle Purchasing, Emissions Reduction
July 31, 2015 - Global News
The Canadian government has announced new vehicle and fuel standards to reduce air pollution from on-road vehicles.
Tags: Canada, Emissions Reduction, Greenhouse Gas Emissions
July 29, 2015 - Industry News
Thirteen large corporations have signed the White House's American Business Act on Climate Pledge, with companies such as UPS, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo using "greener" fleets to help meet carbon footprint goals.
Tags: UPS, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, White House, Barack Obama, Emissions Reduction, Carbon Footprint, Alternative Fuels
April 21, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: EPA, Penske Truck Leasing, Emissions Reduction, Awards, Sonoma County, California, Alternative Fuels
April 2, 2015 - Industry News
A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Phase 2 of the federal GHG/MPG rules has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget for formal review. The
Tags: Environmental Regulations, Green Regulations, Fuel Economy, Emissions Reduction
February 26, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: UPS, EPA, Awards, Greenhouse Gas, Emissions Reduction
February 5, 2015 - Industry News
Top executives of Navistar detailed how the manufacturer will build on the ground it gained in the past two years and gave a five-year plan for the future at the company's analyst day, hosted at Navistar headquarters.
Tags: Navistar, EPA 2010, SCR, Equity Markets, Medium-Duty Trucks, Emissions Reduction
December 23, 2014 - Industry News
The price of a gallon of gasoline in California could potentially increase by as much as 16 to 76 cents per gallon on Jan. 1 under a new state regulation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Tags: CARB, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Greenhouse Gas, Emissions Reduction, Legislation
November 12, 2014 - Industry News
Following the implementation of programs at the Port of Los Angeles to reduce emissions from trucks, ships, trains and other equipment, a new report shows the facility has made big strides in cutting back on air pollution.
Tags: Emissions, Port of Los Angeles, California, Diesel Emissions, Emissions Reduction, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Air Pollution
October 6, 2014 - Product News
SAN DIEGO -- Daimler Trucks North America announced that it will offer Detroit medium-duty engines beginning in 2016, and that itss entire product line-up, including vehicles equipped with the DD5 and DD8, will meet GHG17 standards early.
Tags: Detroit Diesel, Engines, Daimler Trucks North America, ATA MC&E, Medium-Duty Trucks, Emissions Reduction
June 27, 2014 - Industry News
The plan allocates $85 million to reduce emissions from heavy-duty vehicles and freight movement.
Tags: CARB, California, Emissions Reduction, California Air Resources Board
May 12, 2014 - Industry News
New York has updated its list of trucks that are eligible under its Voucher Incentive Program, a $19 million “first come, first served” program that aims to accelerate the deployment of alternative fuel vehicles and diesel emission control devices for medium to heavy duty commercial fleets in the state.
Tags: Emissions, Hino, New York, Volvo Trucks, Peterbilt, Medium-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Alternative Fuels, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Emissions Reduction, Daimler Trucks North America
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