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Canadian Province Cracking Down on Truck Emissions

Tightening emissions standards in the U.S. and Canada throughout the 2000s led to cleaner...

Ontario will increase its focus on truck emissions in 2020 as the Canadian province prepares to crack down on anyone that bypasses emissions controls – and that includes on-highway enforcement on trucks from other jurisdictions.

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Upward Pricing Pressuring Fixed and Operating Costs

On the whole, fleet maintenance costs have steadily trended upward over the past 12 months.

Fleets are being impacted by a variety of inflationary pressures ranging from higher acquisition prices due to the proliferation of onboard safety equipment, to increased material costs pushing up pricing on parts, upfits, and replacement tires.

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New York City Taking 'Cargo Bikes' for a Spin

The Big Apple is working with a host of parcel-delivery fleets to evaluate the use of cargo...

Aiming to get some diesel-powered delivery trucks off the streets, the Big Apple has approved a pilot to evaluate the performance of "cargo bicycles" on its streets, loading zones, bike lanes, and sidewalks.

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Shell Looks at the Future of Fuel

Shell turned heads last year with its Starship concept truck. Now, the company is making an even...

At a recent conference at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Shell presented an array of speakers who sized up the state of alternative fuel technologies in trucking and a likely timeline for real-world adoption of these new means of moving freight.

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Cummins Commits to Long-term Sustainability Plan: Planet 2050

In June 2017, Cummins said it would bring the right technology to markets - not just trucking...

Cummins is stepping up the fight against climate change and pollution with a series of short- and long-term goals that will produce reductions waste from its manufacturing facilities worldwide as well as strategies to reduce the carbon footprint from its internal combustion engine products.