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Could New Administration, Congress Scuttle GHG Phase 2 Rule?
Could New Administration, Congress Scuttle GHG Phase 2 Rule?

January 6, 2017
Could the incoming administration or Congress deep-six the Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas rule? ATA's Glen Kedzie says it's entirely possible, but he cautions to...

How Navistar’s SuperTruck Exceeded Goals
How Navistar’s SuperTruck Exceeded Goals

December 20, 2016
Navistar's SuperTruck, the CatalIST, makes creative use of existing systems, relying less on advanced technology for its impressive gains.

Figuring Out DPF Maintenance
Figuring Out DPF Maintenance

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.

Tire Pressure, Fuel Economy and GHG Regs
Tire Pressure, Fuel Economy and GHG Regs

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,...

GHG Phase 2 Rules Don't Pass OEM Muster... Yet
GHG Phase 2 Rules Don't Pass OEM Muster... Yet

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...

NACFE Shows Downspeeding Good for 2-3% Fuel Savings
NACFE Shows Downspeeding Good for 2-3% Fuel Savings

October 29, 2015
A new report delves into the use of downspeeding, which is becoming a popular fuel saving strategy for fleets. The concept makes use of numerically lower...

Mesilla Valley Transportation Swears by Its B20 Biodiesel Blend
Mesilla Valley Transportation Swears by Its B20 Biodiesel Blend

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,...

GHG Phase 2 Proposal More Stringent than Originally Believed
GHG Phase 2 Proposal More Stringent than Originally Believed

September 18, 2015
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...

Green in 2014: The New Greenhouse Gas Regulations
Green in 2014: The New Greenhouse Gas Regulations

January 7, 2013
Finally, a regulation that gives something back. Sometime between now and Jan. 1, 2014, all new heavy-duty trucks coming into service will be certified to a...