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EPA, DOT propose heightened heavy duty diesel emissions, fuel efficiency standards for 2018

Jun 28, 2015

EPA, DOT propose heightened heavy duty diesel emissions, fuel efficiency standards for 2018

The EPA and DOT announced Friday their plans for Phase 2 of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles. Phase 2 of the program would “significantly reduce carbon emissions and improve fuel ...

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Low-viscosity oils are only the beginning; new EPA diesel fuel economy rules will significantly impact your future

Jun 24, 2015

Low-viscosity oils are only the beginning; new EPA diesel fuel economy rules will significantly impact your future

Earlier in June, Shell Lubricants went into great detail telling journalists about how the soon-to-come, low-viscosity diesel lube oil category will help heavy duty trucks improve fuel economy by roughly one percent. And while a one percent improvement in fuel economy ...

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Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?

Jun 08, 2015

Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?

Is Tier 5 on its way to the United States? That’s up to the EPA, but if Europe is any indication it won’t be a big deal. One thing that clearly stood out at the Intermat trade show this spring is that ...

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Greening of the Fleet: EPA reduces heavy truck, off-road equipment emissions by 95 percent (INFOGRAPHIC)

Apr 22, 2013

Greening of the Fleet: EPA reduces heavy truck, off-road equipment emissions by 95 percent (INFOGRAPHIC)

In honor of Earth Day, our sister site, Equipment World, developed an infographic that examines the effectiveness of the EPA’s emissions regulations since 1996. Click the image above to view the full infographic.

California truckers file lawsuit against EPA for emissions regulations

Jan 06, 2012

After the federal government tightened its reins on emissions standards for big-rigs, RVs, and tractor-trailers, California truckers are fighting back with a lawsuit to block the rules, saying the new regulations will put them out of business, according to a ...

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Volvo launches Operator Safety Vest campaign

Apr 21, 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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Cummins launches Tier 4 Website

Apr 21, 2010

At Bauma 2010, Cummins Inc. announced the launch of its Tier 4 Website to provide equipment users with an early insight into the performance and operation of field test installations ahead of the January 2011 effect date for EPA Tier ...

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John Deere Power Systems shows entire Interim Tier 4/Stage III B diesel engine lineup

Apr 21, 2010

John Deere Power Systems shows entire Interim Tier 4/Stage III B diesel engine lineup

Emissions regulations begin Jan. 1, 2011 for 130 kW (174 hp) and above engines and require a 90-percent reduction in diesel particulate matter (PM) and a 50-percent reduction in nitrogen oxide (NOx) from previous Tier 3/Stage III A requirements. The ...

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