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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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New Mack meets EPA SmartWay standards

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The Mack Pinnacle is the latest new commercial truck to be certified by the U.S. EPA SmartWay program

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CUMMINS READY FOR 2007

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Little will change from present engines and emissions technologies

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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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Navistar and EPA reach agreement over 2010 engine suit

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Navistar reached an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which will see the truckmaker’s lawsuit dropped in favour of a public workshop or hearing regarding SCR-equipped diesel engines.

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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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SCR the answer to 2010: DaimlerChrysler truck boss

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

STUTTGART, Germany — Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology will be the solution to the North American emissions challenge of 2010, says Andreas Renschler.

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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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Costs pinned down for EPA-compliant engines

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ORLANDO, Fla. – The additional cost of running emissions-compliant diesel engines made since 2002 amounts to between 6.7-8.2 cents per mile

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MATS REPORT: ArvinMeritor packages aftertreatment for Detroit, Mercedes engines

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Company adds that it’s ahead on 2010 solution as well.

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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.