TITLE

The road to greener trucks

AUTHOR(S)
Kilcarr, Sean; Straight, Brian
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
American Trucker;Feb2013, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the regulations issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for heavy-duty vehicle fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas limits. Trucks and buses built in 2014-2018 are expected to reduce oil consumption by 580 million barrels and greenhouse gas emissions by 270 million metric tons under the regulations. Byron Bunker of EPA explains the mandate for efficiency improvements for engines and vehicles.
ACCESSION #
85688725

 

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