Fleets avoiding '07 truck purchases
- IN COURT, PORT SHIFTS LEGAL ARGUMENTS. Mongelluzzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);5/10/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 19, p14
The article reveals the challenge posed by the American Trucking Association (ATA) to the Port of Los Angeles clean-trucks program. It wants to know whether the responsibility for reducing harmful truck emission should be borne by well-financed motor carriers or by poorly-paid independent...
- NEW CONGESTION AND EMISSION CHARGES FOR THE UK. // Automotive Logistics;Jan/Feb2008, p8
The article reports on the implementation of the London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in Great Britain in February 2008. LEZ covers trucks heavier than 12 tonnes and it will be extended to lighter trucks, buses and coaches. According to the Mayor of London's office, emissions will be reduced by 16...
- Are you on the right track? Banner, Steve // Motor Transport;1/24/2008, p16
The article presents information about telematics system. The system can offer transport operators various benefits such as proof that a driver did not enter the Low Emission Zone in London, England and inform operators that their truck's load-area doors were opened when they should not have...
- FALSE LOGIC OF THE LEZ. // Commercial Motor;5/17/2007, Vol. 205 Issue 5229, p3
The article comments on issues related to the road transport industry in Great Britain. It states that from the way he has pushed ahead with the low-emission zone (LEZ) proposals it can be concluded that the Mayor of London simply ignored everyone who did not agree with him. With regards to the...
- EGR will meet Euro-4. // Commercial Motor;9/11/2003, Vol. 198 Issue 5045, p14
Reports the refinement of the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system of German truck maker MAN to meet Euro-4 emission levels. Target date of availability of the refined EGR; Information on the other system that the company will introduce together with the EGR.
- Evaluating Speed Differences between Passenger Vehicles and Heavy Trucks for Transportation-Related Emissions Modeling. Hallmark, Shauna L.; Isebrands, Hillary // Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association (Air & Waste M;Oct2005, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p1441
Heavy-duty trucks make up only 3% of the on-road vehicle fleet, yet they account for >7% of vehicle miles traveled in the United States. They also contribute a significant proportion of regulated ambient emissions. Heavy vehicles emit emissions at different rates than passenger vehicles. They...
- Wrong kind of clean. Barnett, Colin // Commercial Motor;7/31/2008, Vol. 208 Issue 5291, p10
The article focuses on the efforts into going green that offer advice to save the environment. According to the author, the advice can be put into practical use on the road test made to Daf LF45 enhanced environment-friendly vehicle (EEV), the cleanest truck ever tested. With its acclaimed...
- CARB proposes delaying, changing more emissions mandates. Jaillet, James // Commercial Carrier Journal;Apr2014, Vol. 171 Issue 4, p18
The article focuses on the changes proposed by the California's Air Resources Board to its Truck and Bus Rule emissions regulations for truck owners with pre-2007 models to update their equipment.
- 2016 ENGINES. // Bulk Transporter;Nov2015, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p40
A list of specifications of trucks engines is presented which include electronic control, emissions control and stoichiometric combustion.