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Three fleets hit with California emissions fines

May 4, 2017 by John Smith

LOS ANGELES, CA – CR England, Knight Transportation and Werner Enterprises will pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a combined US $201,000 in penalties for failing to install Diesel Particulate Filters or verifying that their trucks complied with California rules.

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U.S. agencies remain focused on emissions

March 15, 2017 by John Smith

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – U.S. regulators attending the annual Green Truck Summit continue to focus on long-term emissions targets, stressing the need to improve vehicles to fight climate change.

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Post-2010 diesels key for California freight plan: Forum

July 7, 2016 by John Smith

WASHINGTON, DC – The Diesel Technology Forum says the wider adoption of 2010-or-newer diesel engines will be one of the keys to meeting environmental, economic and efficiency goals under the California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.

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Act quickly to extend reefer compliance deadline

December 10, 2014 by Allan Janssen

SACRAMENTO, CA – If you’ve got new CARB-compliant TRU equipment coming but it hasn’t yet arrived or been installed, you may need to request a compliance deadline extension.

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GREENER REFRIGERATION

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Carrier reefer engines save fuel and meet Tier 4 EPA and CARB standards

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GREENER REFRIGERATION

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Carrier reefer engines save fuel and meet Tier 4 EPA and CARB standards

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CARB-READY APU

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Cummins offers two options to meet CARB emissions standards

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CARB proposes retrofit emissions reduction regulations

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SACRAMENTO — The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has tabled two separate draft regulation proposals that could hit truckers deep in the pocketbook. The first would require an EPA’07-equivelant retro-fit for trucks built prior to 1998. The second proposal would require all 2011-model-year and later equipment be EPA SmartWay certified in order to operate 53-ft trailers on California highways.

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CARB proposes retrofit emissions reduction regulations

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SACRAMENTO — The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has tabled two separate draft regulation proposals that could hit truckers deep in the pocketbook. The first would require an EPA’07-equivelant retro-fit for trucks built prior to 1998. The second proposal would require all 2011-model-year and later equipment be EPA SmartWay certified in order to operate 53-ft trailers on California highways.

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Webasto gets CARB stamp of approval

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

FENTON, Mich. — Webasto has received California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) approval for its BlueCool Truck Bunk Cooler.

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RETROFIT CARB DPF

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Mack and Volvo unveil retrofit diesel particulate filter to meet new California regulations

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California reefers get an environmental extension

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Air Resources Board has indicated it will delay enforcement of its Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) regulation.

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APU IS CARB-COMPLIANT

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Carrier’s ComfortPro APU gets new diesel particulate filter

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Gold to Green: Cali-bound truckers readying for CARB diet

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER — A steady diet of CARB regulations could have California-bound truckers tightening their belts very soon as they swallow the costs to comply with tougher environmental rules.

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NEXT-GEN TRAILER SKIRT

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Utility’s SmartWay-verified skirt should bring at least a 5% fuel saving