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Meritor Expands Electric-Drive Lineup, Launches Air Disc Brake
Navistar Unwraps Electric Truck

Navistar Unwraps Electric Truck

The OEM revealed a prototype for a battery-electric drive version of its International MV medium-duty truck, dubbed the eMV, which is slated to come to market by early 2021.

October 28, 2019

Nikola to Get Injection of $250 Million, Expertise via Partnership with Iveco’s Parent
Report Clears EPA 2017 Glider-Emissions Study

Report Clears EPA 2017 Glider-Emissions Study

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 to Deploy Einride Electric Autonomous Truck

Michelin to Deploy Einride Electric Autonomous Truck

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

EPA Aims to Cut NOx Emissions from Heavy-Duty Trucks

EPA Aims to Cut NOx Emissions from Heavy-Duty Trucks

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

EPA Glider Truck Loophole Closed Temporarily by Court

EPA Glider Truck Loophole Closed Temporarily by Court

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

EPA Will Not Enforce 300-Unit Limit on Glider Kits Through 2019
Volvo: Electric Trucks Viable for Hauling Freight Here and Elsewhere

Volvo: Electric Trucks Viable for Hauling Freight Here and Elsewhere

Sweden-based AB Volvo announced on Jan. 23 that it will start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, with the first units entering service with select customers sometime this year – and the company's North American operations say they see a future for "electromobility" here as well.

January 23, 2018

EPA Aiming to Yank Glider Kits from GHG/MPG Rule

EPA Aiming to Yank Glider Kits from GHG/MPG Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency has begun the formal process to launch a rulemaking that would eliminate provisions affecting glider kits within the Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards, which start to take effect in January.

October 31, 2017

Court Battle Erupts over Truck Trailers and GHG/MPG Rule
New EU Rule Aims to Boost Transparency of Truck MPG

New EU Rule Aims to Boost Transparency of Truck MPG

A new European Union procedure for determining emissions of the greenhouse gas CO2 from new trucks has won praise from a key industry group for its expected positive impact on transparency.

May 16, 2017

Report: CNG Competitive Against $2 Diesel

Report: CNG Competitive Against $2 Diesel

Despite the plunge in oil prices that has driven down the pump price of diesel, two of the three means of fueling trucks with compressed natural have remained competitive, according to consultant Jon T. Gabrielsen.

March 28, 2016

EPA Not Backing off GHG Rules for Trailers, Glider Kits