Electric and hydrogen cell-powered transport refrigeration units are the “most promising” technologies that can be used to reduce reefer emissions over the next five to 10 years and beyond, according to California environmental regulators.
The California Air Resources Board said it has approved $85 million for advanced-technology, heavy-duty truck projects to help improve the state’s air quality.June 27, 2014
The California Air Resources Board has adopted amendments to its truck and bus regulation that will give mostly small, rural and low-mileage motor carriers more time to achieve compliance, exasperating larger carriers.May 12, 2014
Carrier Transicold’s engine emissions-system option for refrigeration units received verification from the California Air Resources Board.April 28, 2014
The California Air Resources Board posted requirements for the use of electric standby and hybrid electric systems for refrigerated units to qualify as alternative technologies that comply with state regulations.November 19, 2012
The California Air Resources Board recently issued a reminder to truckers that, as of Jan. 1 in that state, 2010 and older tractors that pull 53-foot dry van or refrigerated trailers must use SmartWay verified low-rolling-resistance tires or retreads.October 9, 2012