August 30, 2016 - Industry News
Starting in January of 2021, under the new greenhouse gas regulations, glider kits will be allowed mostly for their original purpose, which was reclaiming late-model powertrains from wrecked trucks.
Tags: Emissions, GHG, Glider Kits, EPA, Regulations, GHG Phase 2
August 16, 2016 - Industry News
The federal government released highly anticipated "Phase 2" greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules for medium and heavy-duty vehicles Tuesday, which in some ways go further than the original proposal unveiled last year.
Tags: EPA, GHG emissions, NHTSA, Phase 2 GHG Proposals
June 28, 2016 - Industry News
Caterpillar has reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit over allegedly defective ACERT EPA 2007-compliant engines, with owners of these engines eligible to receive $500 to $10,000 per engine.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Caterpillar, Diesel Emissions, EPA, Litigation
June 6, 2016 - Industry News
The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration submitted its proposed Phase 2 GHG/MPG rule for trucks and trailers to the Office of Management and Budget on June 3 for required regulatory review.
Tags: MPG, GHG, EPA, NHTSA, Phase 2 GHG Proposals
May 4, 2016 - Product News
Uniroyal Commercial Truck Tires' LT40 long-haul and regional trailer tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology program.
Tags: SmartWay, EPA, Tires, Uniroyal, Low-rolling Resistance
April 21, 2016 - Industry News
U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) has introduced a bill to extend the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) through 2021 to continue to provide EPA grants to reduce diesel emissions.
Tags: Diesel Emissions, EPA, Diesel Technology Forum, Federal Grants, Legislation
March 24, 2016 - Industry News
EPA and NHTSA have again indicated they intend to regulate truck trailers and glider kits under their Phase 2 proposal for limiting the GHG emissions and fuel consumption of on-highway trucks.
Tags: Trailers, EPA, Glider Kits, NHTSA, Phase 2 GHG Proposals
March 3, 2016 - Industry News
Nestlé Waters North America has expanded its propane autogas fleet by adding 155 Ford F-650 beverage delivery trucks powered by the alternative fuel.
Tags: Nestle, EPA, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford F-650
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
February 24, 2016 - Industry News
Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (CTDi) has agreed to supply Hino Motors, Ltd. with its DuraFit diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and diesel oxidation catalysts (DOCs) for Hino’s North American dealerships.
Tags: Clean Diesel Technologies, EPA, Hino, Truck Dealers
January 26, 2016 - Product News
The Double Coin RLB450 drive position tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology Program.
Tags: SmartWay, EPA, Double Coin, Tires, Low Rolling Resistance Tires
January 7, 2016 - Industry News
Alliance Autogas has gained approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to produce bi-fuel propane-autogas versions of vehicles powered by Ford's 6.8L V-10 and General Motors' 6.0L V-8 spark-ignited engines.
Tags: EPA, Alliance Autogas, Propane Autogas, Propane Conversion, Ford Super Duty, Ford F-650
January 4, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Emissions, Cummins, GHG, EPA, Engines
December 23, 2015 - Industry News
IMPCO Automotive has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to produce a bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) version of the 2016 Ford F-150 pick-up powered by a 5.0L TI-VCT V-8 engine.
Tags: Ford F-150, EPA, Ford, Bi-Fuel Conversions, Impco, Bi-Fuel CNG
December 11, 2015 - Press Release
Alliance AutoGas has announced the pursuit of CARB certification for the 2016 Ford Transit, which it is currently taking orders in 49 states for.
Tags: CARB, EPA, Alliance Autogas, Propane Autogas, Ford Transit, CARB Certification, Blossman
November 9, 2015 - Industry News
The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon rear-wheel-drive pickups powered by the 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel have achieved fuel economy ratings of 31 mpg on the highway, making them the most fuel efficient pickups on the market.
Tags: Diesel Engines, EPA, Fuel Economy, GMC Canyon, Chevrolet Colorado, 2016-MY, Mid-Size Pickups
October 21, 2015 - Industry News
DHL Express has received a SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which recognizes the global delivery fleet as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency.
Tags: DHL Express, Clean Diesel Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, LPG, EPA SmartWay, EPA
October 9, 2015 - Industry News
EPA has fined Estes Express Lines $100,000 for failing to install diesel particulate filters on 15% of its California fleet.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, California, EPA, Fines, Truck and Bus Regulation
October 5, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: CARB, Natural Gas Engines, EPA, Cummins Westport ISL G, Cummins Westport, Emissions
September 23, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Emissions, Diesel Emissions, EPA, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, GHG emissions, Technology & Maintenance Council
September 18, 2015 - Industry News
Daimler Trucks says meeting EPA's Phase 2 GHG reduction requirements, as they currently stand in the proposal stage, may not be possible under the current timeline.
Tags: DTNA, EPA, GHG emissions
September 2, 2015 - Industry News
Two weeks have been added to the period in which comments on the proposed Phase 2 round of federal GHG rules for commercial vehicles will be accepted.
Tags: GHG, EPA, NHTSA
August 31, 2015 - Industry News
A high percentage of fleet operators recently surveyed by the California clean transportation consortium CALSTART generally support higher national fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, reported Natural Gas Intelligence.
Tags: Trucks, California, Fuel Efficiency, EPA, NHTSA
August 18, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, Regulations, GHG, EPA, NHTSA
August 10, 2015 - Industry News
In testimony in Chicago at a joint U.S. EPA and NHTSA hearing, ATD's chairman explained why Phase 2 truck and engine efficiency standards must be affordable and not compromise performance, among other points.
Tags: ATD, EPA, NHTSA, Greenhouse Gas
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