The EPA is looking to establish more stringent heavy-duty diesel truck emission standards for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and other pollutants. The exact rule may well hinge on public comments— and the agency may be deluged by them, both pro and con, given the early reaction.
January 6, 2020
An audit by the Environmental Protection Agency’s independent Office of the Inspector General says the agency's testing of glider kit emissions, which found they produced significantly more emissions than new vehicles, “complied with standard practices.”
August 2, 2019
The European Union has established tight carbon-dioxide emission limits for heavy-duty commercial vehicles.
February 20, 2019
Seemingly acting out of character, the Environmental Protection Agency on Nov. 13 announced it will launch a rulemaking to further cut the emission of nitrogen oxide from diesel-powered heavy-duty trucks.
November 13, 2018
Autogas has been on trucking’s radar since long before alternative fuels were required, thanks to its various built-in advantages.
September 6, 2018
Yet more Republican members of the House of Representatives have fired a broadside at the Volvo Group, as well as at the Engine Manufacturers Association, in the ongoing congressional questioning of the legitimacy of a study on glider kit regulations conducted recently by the Environmental Protection Agency.
July 13, 2018
We take a close look at the proposed 'Phase 2' greenhouse gas/ fuel economy rules.
August 14, 2015
Trucking stakeholders across the country will be keenly watching developments in California after a recent proclamation by Gov. Jerry Brown called for zero-emission technologies in vehicles.
August 13, 2015
It’s not rocket science to split an API oil-service category. But it takes lots of chemical engineering to develop and bring to market not one, but two, new heavy-duty motor oil specs in a mere five years.
July 20, 2015