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STA makes smart affiliation

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Trucking Association has followed the lead of some of its members and enrolled in the SmartWay Transport Partnership.

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SmartWay to Include Reefers, More Test Methods

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

NASHVILLE, TN – SmartWay program is expanding to include refrigerated trailers and is accepting more testing methods from suppliers who want to get their fuel-saving technologies verified by the agency.

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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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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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FUEL FOR 2007: THE ULSD CHALLENGE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Engine makers will be ready for ’07. But will fuel suppliers throw the emissions standards schedule off-track?

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2010 timetable affirmed; now OEMs want to move on

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. — Truck OEMs invested in SCR technology are applauding the Environmental Protection Agency for standing firm on its scheduled Jan. 1, 2010 deadline for new emission reduction rules to kick-in.

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NEW OILS FOR NEW ENGINES

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The 2007 engines have their own lubrication needs.

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Another trailer OEM joins SmartWay ranks

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Hyundai Translead has joined the ranks of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport Partnership Program.

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Your Next Diesel: The View from 2001

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

What are engine makers doing to meet 2002 emissions deadlines? The view from June 2001

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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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ROAD TEST: CAT C15 ACERT

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Cat’s C15 with ACERT: Fuel savings talk, but will drivers balk?

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MATS: Mack provides real-world SCR testing updates

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Extensive field-testing on Mack Trucks’ selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology for the next round of emissions standards has the 2010 engines performing very well in customer test fleets.

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Free Flowing: Life after ULSD

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — The transition to ULSD went as planned. But the cold could add wrinkles.

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Challenger gets nod for doing things the SmartWay

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. — Challenger Motor Freight recently accepted an Environmental Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Transport Partnership.

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Filter Tips

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Diesel particulate filters for 2007 may not be as simple as you think.