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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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CARB-Verified Reefers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Carrier Transicold has introduced CARB level-3-plus-verified engine emissions system for X4 and Vector trailer refrigeration units that can be included with initial purchase or added later for users who don’t initially need it

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ESPAR CERTIFIES HEATERS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Fuel-fired cab and engine heaters meet CARB regulations

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Carrier Fined $300,000 for Violating CARB Regs

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LOS ANGELES – Foster Enterprises, a California-based reefer carrier, received a $300,000 fine after a CARB investigation found that the company neglected to upgrade older diesel engines in its refrigerated trailer fleet.

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Cummins engines meet CARB idling rules

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

COLUMBUS, Ind. — The complete line of Cummins truck diesels can now meet Clean Idle requirements in California, allowing those engines to idle beyond the state Air Resources Board’s five-minute limit, the engine maker announced.

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Cummins engines meet CARB idling rules

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

COLUMBUS, Ind. — The complete line of Cummins truck diesels can now meet Clean Idle requirements in California, allowing those engines to idle beyond the state Air Resources Board’s five-minute limit, the engine maker announced.

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TRIPAC GETS DPF

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Thermo King gives its APU a filter for California and heaters for the north

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TRIPAC GETS DPF

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Thermo King gives its APU a filter for California and heaters for the north

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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.