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EPA, DOT to hold public hearings on next round of emissions, fuel economy regs

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation have announced they will hold two public hearings on the upcoming so-called Phase 2 of federal emissions and fuel economy standards ...

International scores major Class 8 tractor order

International Truck announced that it has received an order for 1,050 new trucks from an unnamed North American fleet. The company also reports that the customer has indicated that it ...

Provision that would exempt glider kits from Phase 2 emissions regs unlikely to pass, ATD says

The American Truck Dealers says H.R. 2822 – which includes an amendment that would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency, for one year, from using funds to include the regulation of ...

Judge again dismisses most of OOIDA lawsuit against Calif. emissions regs, transfers case

The federal judge overseeing the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s lawsuit challenging California emissions standards has again dismissed most of the owner-driver advocacy group’s claims.

EPA sues Navistar, alleging company violated emissions standards laws

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed suit against Navistar International Corp. on Wednesday, July 15, claiming the truck maker violated the Clean Air Act.

Q&A: CCTA’s Joe Rajkovacz on emissions regs and their impact on truck costs

A recent decision by a federal court denied the California Construction Trucking Association's appeal of the EPA’s greenhouse gas standards based on a lack of standing. CCTA's Joe Rajkovacz

Second phase of fuel economy, emissions standards for heavy trucks sent to OMB for approval

A federal rule to up the fuel economy standards of medium- and heavy-duty trucks has been sent from the Department of Transportation to the White House’s Office of Management and ...

DTNA bullish on 2015 truck market, says future regs should foster ‘free thinking’

During a press dinner at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., Martin Daum, president and chief executive officer of Daimler Trucks North America, shared his company’s optimism for ...

Cummins Emissions Solutions previews EcoFit after-treatment system

Cummins Emission Solutions, a subsidiary of Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and a technology leader in the global exhaust aftertreatment market, is introducing the first of its next generation of ultra-high ...

Dismissal of lawsuit against Calif. emissions regs upheld by appeals court

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a prior dismissal of a lawsuit brought by the California Construction Trucking Association against the California Air Resources Board's diesel ...

Is the EPA unfairly targeting Volvo?

The other day a glowing report noted a recent environmental study, which concluded that “modern” diesel exhaust smoke (i.e. smoke from post-2010 diesel engines) is essentially harmless to humans. That’s certainly ...

Modern diesel exhaust poses little health risk, study concludes

Lifetime exposure to exhaust from modern diesel engines does not induce tumors or precancerous changes, according to the conclusions of a study released this week — the first on the ...

Counting down the top 10 stories of 2014: No. 9

CCJ is reviewing the top 10 stories of 2014 based on the number of pageviews. Use the navigation buttons at the bottom of the stories to move through the countdown.  No. ...