Business, Fuel

A Practical Guide to Operating a Greener Class 8 Fleet


Going green isn’t just about electrification. It starts with smaller, more practical steps you can take today. Our practical guide includes both short-term strategies and long-term strategies to operating a greener fleet. 

May 1, 2022
Editorial, Business, Government, Fuel

Editorial: Phase 2 Taking Hold

Updating the adage that the pen is mightier than the sword, we note that a PDF available online will come to shape truck and trailer manufacturing through the late 2020s, namely, the final version of Phase 2 of the federal greenhouse-gas rule.

August 22, 2016
Government, Business, Fuel

OOIDA Asks Court to Review Calif. GHG Truck Regs

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has asked an appeals court to review a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency waiver allowing California regulators to proceed with enforcement of the state’s strict greenhouse gas-emissions reduction rule for heavy-duty trucks based or doing business in California.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
October 7, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

DTNA Concerned About Added Costs from Federal Greenhouse-Gas Rule

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ORLANDO, Fla. — A senior compliance engineer for Daimler Trucks North America told a group of maintenance technicians and executives that the truck maker has concerns about the federal government’s possible added costs and testing plans that could be included in the Phase 2 greenhouse gas emissions and fuel efficiency proposed rule due for publication next spring.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
September 24, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

Fleets Urge Standards Over Technologies With Next Federal Greenhouse-Gas Rule

WASHINGTON — Fleet executives told a National Research Council committee of their efforts to save on fuel consumption and what they would recommend to federal agencies that are writing the next rule on greenhouse-gas emissions.

May 5, 2014
Special Coverage, Business, Fuel, Government

Greenhouse-Gas Rules to Include Study of Several Technologies, Officials Say

John Sommers II for TT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The next phase of the federal government’s greenhouse-gas regulations for trucks will include an examination of a “suite” of technologies that can lower emissions and increase fuel efficiency, an Environmental Protection Agency official said.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
March 13, 2014
Editorial, Business, Fuel, Government

Editorial: A Next Generation Is Coming

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February 24, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

Navistar, Paccar Continuing Efforts to Achieve 2014 GHG Certification

Navistar Inc. and Paccar Inc. said they are still in the process of earning final certifications for their 2014 truck and engine lineups in order to comply with the federal greenhouse-gas standards that take effect Jan. 1.

November 11, 2013
Business, Fuel, Government

GSA May Tie Emissions to Large U.S. Parcel Pact

The U.S. General Services Administration may require the carrier that wins the federal government’s contract for domestic package deliveries to file regular reports on how it is reducing its greenhouse-gas emissions and using alternative fuels.

November 11, 2013

Volvo, Mack Truck Models Get Greenhouse Gas Nod From EPA

Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks Inc. became the latest heavy-duty truck makers to announce their truck models meet 2014 federal greenhouse-gas regulations.

December 17, 2012