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Ontario to unveil new truck emissions tests

August 27, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Plenty has changed since Ontario first rolled out its Drive Clean emissions tests in 1999, not the least of which is the cleaner air that passes through truck exhaust stacks. The jurisdiction plans to unveil a renewed program this fall.

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Navistar loses US $30.8 million judgement

August 16, 2017 by John Smith

JACKSON, TN — Navistar is disputing allegations that it didn’t thoroughly test MaxxForce EGR engines, in a case that saw former executive Jim Hebe testify that the company “did not test sh*t”, and a jury award a truck fleet US $30.8 million in damages.

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Manitoba panel tackles challenge of new tech

April 11, 2017 by sehui

WINNIPEG, MB – Technology is often developed to make a process simpler, more efficient or safer, but staying up to date with the trucking industry’s latest advancements can often leave carriers frustrated. As technology continues to rapidly develop, fleets have to educate themselves on new technological capabilities but also look deeper into what the technology will do for their company.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Navistar pursues ammonia-based ‘SCR’ solution

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Is selective catalytic reduction (SCR) in Navistar’s future? Perhaps — although, with a twist.

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CUMMINS INTRODUCES ’07 ISL VOCATIONAL

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Cummins says its 2007 ISL engine will deliver increased performance and fuel efficiency for vocational customers.

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Navistar Adds SCR to EGR

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LISLE, IL – Navistar International has announced that it will combine its existing in-cylinder emissions technology with liquid-based aftertreatment.

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SCR is On the Way

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Selective catalytic reduction looks like the emissions sweepstakes winner.

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CUMMINS ISX, ISM ’07 RATINGS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Cummins ’07 engine ratings include three new ISX models
— the 425 ST, the 485 ST, and the straight ISX 600.

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’07 engines to last longer?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — No, we don’t mean by the headline above that the engines of our present emissions standard are more durable than others, (though that would be welcome news to many cash-strapped truck operators).

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2007 ENGINE SOLUTIONS: THE VIEW FROM 2004

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

All the engine makers say they’re ready for ’07. And mostly it’s technology we’ve seen before

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Cummins says no to SCR in 2010 heavy engines

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Heavy-duty Cummins engines will not use selective catalytic reduction (SCR) to meet 2010 nitrous-oxide emissions limits like a handful of other engine makers. Nor will they need any other form of NOx aftertreatment.

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Volvo initiates recall of 42,000 VN and VHD trucks

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America has informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the company will initiate a voluntary safety recall on approximately 42,000 Volvo VN and VHD model trucks manufactured from November 2002 to January 2006 and equipped with the Volvo D12D engine.

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ENGINE OIL IS TOUGH STUFF

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Prior to the launch of EGR engines, we looked at the challenge they represented for engine oils. Fact is, today’s remarkable engine lubes work harder – and better – than oils ever have. From the September 2000 issue.

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Volvo to keep offering Cummins ISX beyond 2010

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America says it will continue to offer the 15-liter Cummins ISX engine certified for 2010 emissions standards in the Volvo VN.

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Cummins says no to SCR in 2010 heavy engines

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Heavy-duty Cummins engines will not use selective catalytic reduction (SCR) to meet 2010 nitrous-oxide emissions limits like a handful of other engine makers. Nor will they need any other form of NOx aftertreatment.