Green Operations

Testa Produce has 24 straight trucks in its delivery fleet running on CNG. Photo courtesy of Testa Produce


Produce Company Experiments With Alt-Fuel Options

Testa Produce wanted environmentally friendly solutions for its fleet. See how its implementation of electric motors, biodiesel, and compressed natural gas (CNG) options fared.

Photo: Tom Berg


CARB Proposes Plan Reducing Emissions to 40% Below 1990 Levels

The California Air Resources Board has released a Proposed Scoping Plan that sets new goals for the state to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 40% below 1990 levels by 2030.

Photo of Scott Pruitt via Gage Skidmore/Flickr.


Trump's EPA Pick Questions Emissions Regs

Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump's choice to lead the EPA, questioned emissions regs during a Jan. 18 hearing and said he disagrees with giving California power to impose stricter standards.

Manufacturers are taking cues from their EPA SuperTruck work to meet the new regs. Navistar’s version (left) thus influenced its International LT625 tractor.  Photos: Tom Berg


What Phase 2 GHG Regs Mean to Fleets

To meet Phase 2 GHG regulations, fleets will have to pay for advances to get required fuel-economy gains and keep everything working.

Photo of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy via Chesapeake Bay Program/Flickr.


EPA Maintains Fuel Economy Standards Through 2025

The EPA expects that automakers will raise fuel economy 10 mpg higher than the current fleet average by model year 2025.

Photo of Ram 1500 EcoDiesel courtesy of FCA.


EPA Accuses FCA of Excess Diesel Emissions

The U.S. EPA has accused Fiat Chrysler of failing to disclose engine management software that increased air pollution in 104,000 diesel-powered Ram 1500 trucks and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs in the 2014 to 2016 model years.

Photo courtesy of City of Orlando


Orlando Cuts Fuel Use from Idling

The City of Orlando has saved over 400,000 gallons of fuel in one year through a number of fuel-saving measures, including idle reduction technology in its law enforcement vehicles.

EPA said its new proposed rule to further reduce diesel NOx emissions by 2024 was spurred by several state and city petitions from around the country. Photo: Jim Park


EMA to Work with EPA on Proposed Diesel NOx Rule for 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it will begin work on a new proposed rule aimed at setting lower standards for NOx diesel emissions from heavy-duty diesel engines beginning in model year 2024.


2017 Green Truck Summit Covers Clean Energy

What does “clean energy” mean for work trucks in 2017 and beyond? The answers can be found at the Green Truck Summit 2017, an alternative fuel and advanced technology conference held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show.

Photo of an Alpha Baking Company fleet vehicle courtesy of Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition.


Clean Cities Honors Alt-Fuel Fleets

The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition has honored five companies at its Green Fleet Award ceremony for leading in the adoption of alternative fuels and clean-vehicle technologies for their fleets.



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