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Upcoming CARB compliance: Carriers must buy retrofit filter for 2007 reefer units by Oct. 31

Motor carriers running 2007 year-model reefer units in California must purchase a diesel particulate filter for their reefer engines by Friday, Oct. 31, to be in compliance with the states ...

Idle Free to exhibit at ATA

Idle Free Systems, Inc., manufacturer of electric idle elimination solutions for the commercial trucking industry, today announced it will have an Idle Free system on exhibit at the 2014 American ...

CARB slaps carrier, LA County with nearly $400k in fines for emissions violations

California’s Air Resources Board has levied two hefty fines recently for violations by truck operators to comply with its stringent emissions regulations, billing LA County for $250k and a beverage ...

Idle Free Systems inks Maine dealer agreement

APU manufacturer Idle Free Systems announced Aug. 25 it had signed a deal with Maine-based dealer O’Connor Motor Company, which has locations in Portland, Maine, and Augusta, Maine. O’Connor sells Hino, ...

Cummins claims early emissions compliance with medium-duty engines

Cummins Inc announced  that it has received certification for its 6.7L Turbo Diesel from the California Air Resources Board (CARB), meeting the Low-Emission Vehicle III (LEV III) standards. This new ...

CARB can now also require use of aero devices on tractors

An EPA ruling clears CARB to enforce similar requirements on 2011-2013 year-model tractors with integrated sleepers. CARB's greenhouse gas rule, which went into effect January of 2010, required the use ...

California cleared to require use of aero devices on trailers

CARB has been granted permission by the federal government to enforce its requirement that trailers in the state be equipped with certain EPA-verified aerodynamic equipment.

DPF sales jump 65% in California in response to state’s emissions regs

California’s stringent emissions regulations have been quite a boon for diesel particulate filter sales in the state, according to data published this week, especially in the 12-month period of June ...

APU manufacturer Idle Free acquired by Phillips & Temro Industries

Phillips & Temro Industries (“PTI”), a portfolio company of Audax Group, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Idle Free Systems, Inc (“Idle Free”). Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, ...

Customer shipments of Navistar vocational trucks with 9- and 10-liter SCR engines begins

Navistar, Inc. announced today that it has started customer shipments of its first International DuraStar and International WorkStar vehicles with the company’s 9- and 10-liter engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emissions technology. The ...

Cummins introduces reduced emissions medium-duty truck engine

Today, Cummins Inc. announced the development of an engine and powertrain that reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by as much as 80 percent compared with a baseline gasoline-powered medium-duty truck. ...

Clean diesel commercial truck fleet continues to grow

More than one-third of all medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks registered in the United States – 2.9 million of 8.8 million trucks – are now equipped with newer technology clean ...

Freightliner Hybrid-Electric Trucks Approved for New York Truck-Voucher Incentive Program

Freightliner Trucks today announced that its Freightliner M2 106 diesel-electric hybrid truck has been approved for the New York Truck-Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP). In partnership with the New York State Energy ...

EPA accepting diesel grant applications through June 17

The Environmental Protection Agency is accepting applications from fleets through June 17 for a total of $9 million in funding for projects to reduce diesel pollution and emissions.