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All quiet on the engine front

February 23, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

TORONTO – Here’s part one of a two-part look at the emissions regimes we have now and what sort of dust-ups we can expect in the not-distant future.

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February’s truck of the month: Old 100

February 6, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

LACHINE, QC – Trans West’s traffic-stopping Number-100 has eight coats of paint, miles of stainless steel; a 550-hp Cat; leather upholstery and every other grace note you might imagine, including a 5,000-watt surround-sound audio system. But what’s best about the truck is the fleet it’s part of.

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Online survey: Great Dane seeks your input on GHG rules

January 22, 2015 by Allan Janssen

CHICAGO, IL – Trailer manufacturer creates online survey to hear how transportation companies will be affected by new greenhouse gas phase II regulations.

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EPA Emissions Rules: Let’s Get Real

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The EPA’s pig-headed approach to diesel emissions is putting truckers’ financial health at risk. From April 2004

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Volvo manufactures engine milestones

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — It was an event five years in the making and on July 15, the Volvo Group celebrated the production of its 300,000th 13-litre heavy-duty diesel engine.

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Volvo and Mack on schedule for 2010 production

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. — Progress is continuing on schedule for the production start of customer EPA 2010 trucks from Mack and Volvo.

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VOLVO’S 2007 ENGINES

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Volvo Trucks North America’s lineup of engines to meet 2007 emissions standards will include 11- and 13-liter models, in addition to a revised version of the 16-liter Volvo D16.

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What’s the Fuss?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

A day spent driving a Mack Granite with an EPA 2010-ready, SCR-equipped MP7 engine suggests SCR will be just like Y2K-much ado about next to nothing.

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EPA launches financing website

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport Partnership is unveiling a new web-based clearinghouse targeted towards buyers of clean trucks and other emissions-cutting and fuel-saving technologies.

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Chevron to offer both CI-4 and CJ-4 engine oils in 2007 and beyond

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Chevron says it will still offer its CI-4 Plus engine oil in 2007 even after the introduction of the upcoming CJ-4 specification next October.

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What’s the Fuss?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

A day spent driving a Mack Granite with an EPA 2010-ready, SCR-equipped MP7 engine suggests SCR will be just like Y2K-much ado about next to nothing.

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Navistar presents “pollution loopholes” during Cali workshop

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

EL MONTE, Calif. — Earning a public workshop by dropping its lawsuits against environmental regulators, Navistar took the opportunity to debate “compliance loopholes” in liquid-based SCR systems for diesel engines.

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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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MACK’S MP ENGINE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Mack’s new MP7 engine is available in the initial offerings of both the new Pinnacle and Granite models.

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EUROPE FINDS EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

How emissions standards across the pond may soon affect you.