Battery-electric vehicles are the key to zero-emission commercial transportation in North America, according to Daimler Trucks North America, which is moving forward with battery-electric vehicle commercialization, contending that hydrogen fuel cells aren’t ready for prime time.
April 24, 2019
Advanced, non-traditional technologies can make diesel engines a lot more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly, according to Eaton.
April 8, 2019
Jacobs Vehicle Systems announced a collaboration with the Center for Alternative Fuels, Engine, and Emissions at West Virginia University to further define the benefits of the company's latest generation of diesel engine emissions technologies.
February 27, 2019
Unlike passenger vehicles, which require biennial smog checks in California, heavy-duty diesel trucks are not currently required to undergo regular emissions testing. That might change with the introduction of a bill in the state Senate.
February 6, 2019
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed an executive order designed to support a transition to zero-emission vehicles and help the state reach 100% renewable electricity by 2040.
January 22, 2019
Detroit automakers say they have seen delays with federal emissions testing of new pickup trucks from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency due to the federal shutdown.
January 16, 2019
Sweden’s Volvo Group will set aside $780 million to cover estimated costs to address a faulty emissions control component used in diesel engines sold in certain markets, including North America and Europe.
January 4, 2019
Volvo Trucks announced plans to sell an all-electric truck called the Volvo VNR Electric in North America by 2020.
December 11, 2018
A new report by the Energy Transitions Commission shows that reaching net-zero carbon emissions from heavy industry and heavy-duty transport can be done through ambitious policy, accelerated innovation, and investment, with minimal cost to the global economy.
November 16, 2018
The California Air Resources Board has adopted a new emissions tracking program that would help regulators identify vehicles with excess smog-related and greenhouse gas emissions.
November 15, 2018
Tennessee Tech said some of the conclusions of its study of glider kit emissions were not accurate, and that the data does not support its earlier statements that the remanufactured engines used in glider kits performed as well as OEM engines certified under EPA emissions standards.
October 25, 2018
An independent, third-party study on the Cummins Westport ISX12N 400 hp natural gas engine recently demonstrated that the engine meets and exceeds California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) optional Low NOx standard of 0.02 g/bhp-hr.
October 3, 2018
The Ports of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach in Southern California will require all newly registered trucks servicing terminals at either port to be model year 2014 or newer as of Oct. 1.
September 27, 2018
Four Republican lawmakers are spearheading an effort to audit a 2017 EPA study that found that glider kits emit substantially more harmful pollutants than newer truck models.
September 10, 2018
An automotive-related sustainability stakeholder group has announced that it appreciates that language within the Trump administration’s proposed rule aimed at rolling back automobile fuel-efficiency targets set by the Obama administration reflects that "natural gas is an important part of the climate change battle."
August 6, 2018