Business, Technology, Equipment

Kenworth T680 Next Generation Earns EPA SmartWay Designation

Kenworth T680 Next Gen truck Kenworth T680 Next Generation model. (Truck PR via Flickr)

One of Kenworth Truck Co.’s new models received a government designation certifying its energy efficiency and reduced emissions, the original equipment manufacturer announced Aug. 5.

August 9, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

EPA Recognizes 75 Freight Industry Leaders for Environmental Performance

Truck on road with fall colors vitpho/Getty Images

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency honored 75 carriers, logistics providers and freight shippers with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
November 5, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

EPA: Day Cabs Can Qualify for SmartWay Designation

Truck on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Day cabs — especially those with a high roof and pulling a box trailer — can qualify for SmartWay designation that signifies the equipment significantly lowers fuel use and reduces air pollution, the Environmental Protection Agency said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 10, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

SmartWay Honors 10 ATA Members for Environmental Efforts

SmartWay Cheryl Bynum SmartWay National Program Manager Cheryl Bynum by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ORLANDO, Fla. — Ten American Trucking Associations members received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Excellence Award. The agency bestowed the honor here Oct. 23, during ATA’s Management Conference & Exhibition.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
October 24, 2017

EPA Alters Climate Wording on SmartWay Program Website

A report by the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative, a nonprofit that tracks governmental and scientific websites, made public last month documented scores of EPA changes made on the SmartWay site.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
September 28, 2017