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Daimler trucks meet 2014 greenhouse gas regs

Overdrive Staff - Feb 27, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified Daimler Trucks North America's complete portfolio of model year 2013 on-highway, vocational and medium-duty vehicles as fully compliant with the new greenhouse gas 2014 regulations, Daimler said today, Feb. 23. DTNA’s GHG14 compliance came ...

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Navistar sues EPA again over ‘irrelevant’ SCR rule

Better Roads Staff - Jul 18, 2011

By Jack Roberts, Executive Trucks Editor Navistar has filed another suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, signaling the latest round in the ongoing battle between the exhaust gas recirculation-only engine manufacturer and its competitors, all of which are using selective ...

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End EPA Jihad! — Mica

John Latta - Jul 12, 2011

I often wonder if John Mica rummages around in old television shows looking for one liners.  Introducing a bill to curtail the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) regulatory authority he said: “EPA’s regulatory jihad is strangling our economy." In a press release from ...

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EPA regulations battle surfacing

John Latta - Apr 29, 2011

It had to happen. As EPA regulations continue to require industry to do more and change existing practices, the chafing had to eventually lead to some sort of outburst. And now it begins. Now a group of the country's top executives has ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Nov 01, 2010

RoadWorks

Changes Coming Thick and Fast from “Activist” EPA Is the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) close to creating, by coincidence, a perfect regulatory storm that could affect highway and bridge work across the country? The agency is working on new standards and ...

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Gentlemen, start your (cleaner, higher MPG) engines

John Latta - Oct 26, 2010

Heavy trucks -- including vocational trucks, mostly in our case dumps  -- future fuel mileage and emissions are coming under Washington's control. Proposed federal standards for greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy for heavy-duty trucks announced Oct. 25 would ...

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Bridgestone Bandag announces price hike

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Jul 02, 2010

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions says it will increase prices six percent on its Bridgestone brand radial truck and bus tires, effective today. The company cited hikes in energy, fuel and raw material costs as the reasons for the increase.

New EPA guidance on retrofits

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Jul 02, 2010

EPA's Clean Diesel Campaign has issued new technical bulletins to for those considering using diesel oxidation catalysts or diesel particulate filters to retrofit their equipment, reports the Associated General Contractors of America's Environmental Observer. In addition to a list of EPA-approved verified construction ...

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Setting the record straight

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 10, 2010

A message from Gary Fore, vice president for Environment, Health, and Safety of the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA): The lead story in the May 7 edition of Better Roads’ eRoadPro included a misleading headline, which we see has since been corrected ...

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Volvo launches Operator Safety Vest campaign

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 27, 2010

Volvo Construction Equipment launched Operator Safety Vest -- its latest safety campaign -- in a bid to reduce worksite injuries at this year's Bauma. The conference is currently going on in Munich, Germany. Through the campaign, the company issue thousands of Volvo-branded ...

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Cat's Q1 report increases its 2010 sales, profit outlook

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 26, 2010

Caterpillar Inc. today reported a first-quarter profit of $0.36 per share, up $0.55 per share from a loss of $0.19 per share in the first quarter of 2009. Excluding a tax charge of $90 million related to the recently signed ...

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Huss introduces onsite Certified Installer Training Program

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 21, 2010

Palm Desert, Calif.-based Huss, a developer of exhaust aftertreatment solutions, has introduced a new onsite Certified Installer Training Program. This two day course, at the Palm Desert location, provides technicians the essential knowledge they must have in order to install and ...

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