Government, Business, Technology, Safety

NHTSA Administrator Steven Cliff Leaves for CARB

Steven Cliff Steven Clliff by C-SPAN

Steven Cliff, the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is stepping down from his post for a leadership role at the California Air Resources Board.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 12, 2022
Government, Technology, Equipment

EPA Hearing Solicits Comments on Three CARB Regulations

Traffic on the 110 Freeway in Los Angeles Traffic at a standstill on the 110 Freeway. In the distance is a hazy view of the the Los Angeles skyline. (Spiderplay/Getty Images

A recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hearing focused on the California Air Resources Board's bid to proceed with three aggressive regulations that have not been well-received within the trucking industry.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
July 5, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Fleet Owners Urged to Be Familiar With CARB Emission Proposal

CARB Glen Kedzie (left) and Urban Johnson speak at the event. (Noël Fletcher/Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — Trucking companies should educate California regulators about potential impacts of a new regulation before it takes effect and becomes a model for the nation, according to fleet experts.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
June 14, 2022
Government, Business, Technology

Truck Manufacturers Group Files Lawsuit Seeking More Lead Time for CARB Regulation

Getty Image of electric vehicle charging with Los Angeles as a backdrop (stellalevi/Getty Images)

The Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association filed a federal lawsuit May 27 alleging that California environmental regulators have failed to give manufacturers enough lead time to meet the state’s new, more rigid emission standards.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 27, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

ATA, Freight Stakeholders Press CARB for Alternatives to Emissions Rule

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

American Trucking Associations is among the groups proposing that the California Air Resources Board consider supply chain pressures for granting the industry alternatives to certain regulatory compliance.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 15, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Transtex Trailer Aerodynamic Device Meets CARB Emissions Standards

Todd McGuire of Transtex Todd McGuire of Transtex touts the success of the Edge Topkit+. (Connor D. Wolf/Transport Topics)

CLEVELAND — Transtex, a developer and manufacturer of trailer aerodynamic solutions, said it received preapproval for its Edge Topkit+, meeting California’s environmental standards.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel, Top 100

Largest Electric Truck Deployment Ever Gets Going in Southern California

Liane Randolph CARB Chair Liane Randolph announces the deployment at ACT Expo. (Roger Gilroy/Transport Topics)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The largest commercial deployment of battery-electric trucks in North America is ramping up in Southern California for an eight-year run, state officials announced Aug. 31 during the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo here.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 1, 2021
Government, Technology, Equipment

Transportation Groups Ask N.J., N.Y. to Delay Adoption of Advanced Clean Trucks Rule

New Jersey New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy already has signed an executive order establishing the Office of Climate Action and the Green Economy. (Seth Wenig/Associated Press)

A group of transportation industry representatives has sent letters to New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asking that they hold off on adopting the California Air Resources Board’s Advanced Clean Trucks rule.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 30, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel, TCA

Minnesota Adopts CARB Standards

tailpipe Rick Bowmer/AP

Minnesota is the latest state — and the first in the Midwest — to adopt California’s stricter tailpipe emission standards and mandate for automakers to get more zero-emission vehicles onto sales lots.

Jennifer Bjorhus | Star Tribune
July 27, 2021
Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety

CARB Approves Amendments to Onboard Diagnostic System Regulations

Liane Randolph The board’s new action is intended to ensure that vehicles and engines meet the standards in use and remain clean for their entire life, CARB Chair Liane Randolph says. (Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition via YouTube)

California Air Resources Board members have unanimously approved amendments to light-, medium- and heavy-truck onboard diagnostic system regulations that will require more data to be stored by the OBD systems, and address issues regarding several malfunction monitors.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
July 26, 2021