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LA-area port truckers to strike over emissions plan

Truckers planning to strike will begin picketing XPO Logistics Monday before spreading to Intermodal Bridge Transport and California Cartage Co. Tuesday.

Court docs show EPA considering changes to looming trailer emissions regs

EPA did not respond to a request for the agency to clarify its intentions for the trailer-specific emissions regulations and what it means by “further rulemaking or...other actions,” or whether ...

ATA, Penske, Colorado Motor Carriers Association honored by EPA’s SmartWay program

The American Trucking Associations, Colorado Motor Carriers Association and Penske Truck Leasing have been named SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Honorees by the Environmental Protection Agency.
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ATA, Navistar, Volvo join other trucking stakeholders asking new EPA chief to support clean diesel program

A band of trucking industry stakeholders, including some truck and engine OEMs and the American Trucking Associations, issued a letter last week to the new administrator of the Environmental Protection ...

IdleAir to begin using eNow solar panels for truck stop electrification

A new partnership will allow truckstop electrification service IdleAir to utilize eNow’s solar technology for its hookups at truck stops and fleet terminals.

Phase 2 truck emissions regulations officially slated for publication

The Phase 2 standards will build on the Phase 1 standards, according to the 2,762-page joint rulemaking, and are projected to see fuel savings as high as 25 percent, depending ...

Fitzgerald Gliders confident its kits will meet Phase 2 emissions standards

Despite changes to how glider kits will be classified for emissions regulations compliance -- and new standards coming to bear for glider kit builders -- the glider industry will remain ...

Phase 2 puts trucking in familiar yet unchartered water

It would take more than 60 of today's generation clean diesel trucks to equal the emissions from a single truck built before 1990. That and more on the costs of ...

Industry stakeholders sound off on final Phase 2 emissions standards

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) endorsed the mandate, which calls for a phased-in reduction of up to 25 percent in greenhouse gas emissions from tractors and vocational vehicles – of ...

Push renewed to ban trucks older than ’07 at NJ/NY ports

The Coalition for Healthy Ports and key Newark, N.J. politicians want the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to reinstate a plan to prohibit trucks with engines older ...

Court rules against owner-operator emissions flexibility options for California emissions regs

The Superior Court of Fresno directed the California Air Resources Board on June 9 to void the amendments to its Truck & Bus Rule. CARB says the amendments will remain ...

Final version of next phase of truck emissions, fuel economy regulations advances

The agencies introduced the proposed rule last June that will begin taking effect for model year 2018 trailers and 2021 for tractors. The plan goes through 2027, when the entire ...