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Hankook achieves SmartWay certification

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WAYNE, N.J. — Hankook Tire has had three of its commercial fleet tires certified for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Program, meeting the program’s requirement to reduce rolling resistance by 3 percent.

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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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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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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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Filter Tips

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

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

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Navistar OK with SCR engines – in S. America

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — It may not believe in SCR technology as an emissions solution for North America, but Navistar is apparently going with the aftertreatment strategy on its engines in Brazil.

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TORONTO — Outdated engine technology is effectively being promoted by the U.S. and Canadian governments, says Freightliner LLC president and CEO Chris Patterson.

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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.