An audit by the Environmental Protection Agency’s independent Office of the Inspector General says the agency's testing of glider kit emissions, which found they produced significantly more emissions than new vehicles, “complied with standard practices.”
August 2, 2019
Michelin Group will support Sweden-based startup firm Einride by deploying its autonomous and all-electric T/Pod transport truck starting next year at the tire maker’s production facilities in Clermont-Ferrand, France.
June 4, 2019
Dana is expanding its presence in the electric truck arena, given a trio of announcements made on April 24 that lead off with the launch of a new direct-drive electric powertrain.
April 25, 2019
Allison is growing its stake in commercial vehicle electrification with the purchase of Vantage Power and of the electric vehicle systems division of AxleTech.
April 23, 2019
Ryder System's senior director of advanced vehicle technology and global fuel products, Chris Nordh, spoke with HDT about the prospect of commercial electric vehicles and future technologies for transportation.
March 25, 2019
At the Green Truck Summit, Carlton Rose, president of global fleet maintenance and engineering at UPS, said the desire for clean and quiet trucks is growing and pointed out how the global delivery giant has already made substantial investments in that green future.
March 5, 2019
A bipartisan push is under way in Congress to extend through this year certain tax credits that promote the adoption of alternatively powered vehicles.
March 1, 2019
Seemingly acting out of character, the Environmental Protection Agency on Nov. 13 announced it will launch a rulemaking to further cut the emission of nitrogen oxide from diesel-powered heavy-duty trucks.
November 13, 2018
Autogas has been on trucking’s radar since long before alternative fuels were required, thanks to its various built-in advantages.
September 6, 2018
Fueling trucks with natural gas remains the best option for many fleets that must by law or by choice be greener than they can be on diesel.
September 5, 2018
A move by the White House to roll back automobile fuel-efficiency targets set by the Obama administration and to challenge the right of California and other states to set stricter tailpipe emission rules faces an uphill climb.
August 2, 2018
A federal court has granted a temporary stay that suspends the decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to not enforce for 2018 and 2019 a 300-unit production cap put in place on the manufacture of glider kits/vehicles that do not comply with Phase 2 GHG emission rules.
July 18, 2018
HDT recently spoke with Darren Gosbee, Navistar’s vice president of powertrains and advanced technology, to get his take on how and when medium- to heavy-duty electric trucks will come to market in North America.
July 11, 2018
The Environmental Protection Agency said it will not enforce for 2018 and 2019 a 300-unit production cap put in place on the manufacture of glider kits that do not comply with Phase 2 GHG emission rules.
July 9, 2018
A battery-electric heavy-duty hauler fitted with the Mercedes-Benz three-point star may be on the market in just three years.
February 21, 2018