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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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Michelin rolls onto SmartWay list

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Two additional truck tires from Michelin have been added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay’s list of verified technologies for tires.

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CAT INTRODUCES FIRST ACERT ENGINES

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Caterpillar was later than the others, and its lineup of EPA-compliant engines for
the 2002-04 emissions guidelines didn’t use EGR. From the May 2003
issue.

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MAINTAINING UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

From the EPA, brief guide on underground diesel tanks

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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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The ABCs of DEF

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

By this time next year you’ll be putting diesel exhaust fluid into most of your new engines. Here’s what you need to know about the stuff.

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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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SPECIAL REPORT: EPA issues SCR engine guidance to suppliers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON — Those engine manufacturers that have declared selective catalyst reduction (SCR) is the way to go in meeting the tough 2010 EPA engine emission requirements have been handed a blueprint to get the technology certified.

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EUROPE FINDS EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

How emissions standards across the pond may soon affect you.

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Cummins Gets First EPA Engine Certification for 2014 Rules

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Cummins has received certification for its ISX15 engine from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Freightliner chief bemoans lack of engine incentives

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Outdated engine technology is effectively being promoted by the U.S. and Canadian governments, says Freightliner LLC president and CEO Chris Patterson.

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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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Final EPA Rule Sees Navistar’s Engine Fines Doubled

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issues final rule on Navistar’s non-compliant engines, doubling the penalty.