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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 ...

Major carrier to start charging California compliance surcharge

The strict California regulatory environment has prompted one of the country's largest fleets to institute a nearly $6 surcharge for every load going into our out of California.

Navistar settles with SEC over probe into company’s 2010 emissions strategy; former CEO hit with charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced April 1 that Navistar International Corporation has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle the criminal investigation into whether the company intentionally mislead investors ...

DOT, EPA seeking comments on new data related to Phase 2 of greenhouse gas emissions standards

New data related to the next round of emissions standards for heavy trucks has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency to ask for public ...

NY, NJ ports propose banning older trucks

The proposal also would deny access to trucks with 1994 and 1995 engines by Jan. 1, 2018.

Emission mandates steering engineers to better MPGs, performance

Following the Volkswagen diesel debacle, a higher level of scrutiny is expected as emissions mandates continue to tighten.

Industry supports goals, questions strategies of proposed Phase 2 emissions and fuel economy regulations

The proposal yielded hundreds of thousands of comments, with trucking industry stakeholders mostly saying they agree with the purpose of the regs, but see flaws in the EPA's massive rule. ...

Mitchell 1 adds 2015 truck repair data to TruckSeries software suite

Mitchell 1 has completed model year 2015 updates to its TruckSeries software suite, covering repair information, labor estimating and diagnostic trouble code procedures for all makes of medium and heavy ...

EPA enforces Calif. emissions regs, carrier hit with $400k in fines over DPF violations

A Virginia trucking company will pay $100,000 to the Environmental Protection Agency and an additional $290,000 to California in the first federal enforcement of the state’s Truck and Bus Regulation.

California adopts rule to require 10 percent reduction truck-caused carbon emissions by 2020

The California Air Resources Board announced last week it has re-adopted a Low Carbon Fuel Standard, which requires a 10 percent reduction in the carbon intensity of transportation fuels by ...

EPA rep: Next round of emissions regs won’t cause performance problems seen with Phase I

EPA representative Matt Spears said the emissions regulations will make the country's fleet "the most technologically advanced and fuel efficient" in the world. Fleets and owner-operators have been skeptical of ...

Comment period for proposed fuel economy, emissions regs extended to Oct. 1

Here's how to comment on the proposed fuel economy and GHG emissions regulations.

Customer acceptance of upcoming emissions standards at the forefront of Phase II public hearing

Industry stakeholders, including those representing truck makers, fleets and owner-operators, along with some environmental activists, spoke Thursday at a hearing on the next phase of fuel economy and emissions standards ...