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Obama Starts Next Truck Fuel Economy Rule
Obama Starts Next Truck Fuel Economy Rule

February 19, 2014
UPDATED -- President Obama pushed the start button on the next phase of medium- and heavy-duty fuel economy standards.

GAO Reviews Benefits, Costs of Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications
GAO Reviews Benefits, Costs of Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications

November 5, 2013
A vehicle-to-vehicle wireless network could improve safety by communicating warnings, but the benefits depend on broad deployment and acceptance by the public.

With Final Report Due Soon, House Freight Panel Takes on Truck Weights
With Final Report Due Soon, House Freight Panel Takes on Truck Weights

October 2, 2013
A panel of legislators looking for ways to improve freight transportation is close to finishing its analysis and will post its report by the end of the month.

Legislators Worry About Heavy Truck Impact on Local Roads

August 20, 2013
A bipartisan group of Representatives asked the Department of Transportation to consider the impact of heavier trucks on local roads and bridges as it...

EPA Has Big Ambitions for New Heavy Duty Fuel Economy Standards
EPA Has Big Ambitions for New Heavy Duty Fuel Economy Standards

June 26, 2013
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...