Citations with the tag: CALIFORNIA. Air Resources Board
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- New CARB chief preaches flexibility.
Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News; 4/10/1995, Vol. 69 Issue 5599, p6
Presents comments by California Air Resources Board CARB) chairman John Dunlap III on flexibility in the state's zero-emission mandate. Call for automakers to make the mandate work; Inconsistent messages from automakers, battery companies and other technology providers about the mandate's...
- Dry van trailers.
Kilcarr, Sean // Fleet Owner; Jan2010, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p70
The article reports on the sales of dry van trailers in California. It states the possibility of the new regulations to spur a demand for trailers that are lighter, more aerodynamic, and more fuel-efficient. Vice president and general manager for Wabash's DurePlate products group Jamie Scarcelli...
- Oakland port truckers seek emissions rule delay.
Kvidera, Max // Overdrive; Apr2011, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p65
The article reports that trucking companies serving the Port of Oakland are requesting support to delay a mandate form the California Air Resources Board which requires trucks to be retrofitted with nitrogen oxide-reduction equipment by 2014.
- CARB: Hybrids okay as ZEVs.
Snyder, Jesse // Ward's Auto World; Sep95, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p96
Reports that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) qualified the hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) for credit to the state's zero emissions vehicle (ZEV) regulations. 1995 conference of the Society of Automotive Engineers in California; Discussion on advances in electric vehicle technology;...
- 'Cool' Paints Initiative Ugly, Lazy.
WINTER, DREW // Ward's Auto World; Apr2009, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p3
The author comments on the new cool paints initiative from the California Air Resources Board aimed at reducing carbon-dioxide emissions and improving fuel economy. He criticizes the use of architectural standards as a basis for the legislation because automobiles are manufactured differently....
- CARB tries to amend Truck and Bus Rule, SmartWay mandate.
WINTER, DREW // Bulk Transporter; Nov2010, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p42
The article reports on the release of the draft regulatory language for proposed amendments to the In-use On-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). It mentions that the draft would implement major changes to the rule such as exempting smaller vehicles from...
- Too many ifs to legislate air checks.
WINTER, DREW // Tire Business; 7/5/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p6
The article discusses various issues surrounding the implementation and proper working of California Air Resources Board's latest rule related to tire maintenance. It mentions that if the rule is passed by the government then all auto service providers in California will be required to check and...
- THE DRIPLESS DILEMMA.
Bennett, Stephen // National Petroleum News; Jul2003, Vol. 95 Issue 7, p46
Reports on the California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulation requiring manufacturers to develop 'dripless nozzles' for retail fuel dispensing systems. Significant provisions of the regulation; Test procedure for a dripless nozzle as specified by CARB; Proposal for changes in the test procedure.
- CARB: Calif. vehicles pollute more than thought.
Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News; 11/8/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5847, p8
Reports on the California Air Resources Board's revision of its inventory of motor vehicles' air pollution effects in the state as of November 26, 1999. Number of motor vehicles not accounted for by the agency.
- California Ousts Chlorinated Aerosol Brake Cleaners.
Rechtin, Mark // Chemical Market Reporter; 08/14/2000, Vol. 258 Issue 7, p20
Announces the phasing out of the sale of aerosol brake cleaners containing perchloroethylene as voted by the California's Air Resources Board. Comments from Steve Risotto, executive director of the Halogenated Solvents Industry Alliance.
- Air Board Set to Determine Land Use GHG Emissions.
Journel, Syndee // California Today; Sep2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p5
The article reports on the release of the draft greenhouse gas emission reduction targets set by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in 2010. Under the Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act of 2008 (SB 375), the targets focus on lowering global warming emissions created by...
- Hino hybrid approved for incentive program.
Journel, Syndee // Fleet Owner Blog; 11/6/2012, p1
The article reports on the approval of Hino Trucks' Class 5 195h diesel-electric hybrid for participating in the California Air Resources Board (CARB) California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Program (HVIP) in 2012.
- Beware: New California exhaust regs now in effect.
Journel, Syndee // Commercial Carrier Journal; Jan2013, Vol. 170 Issue 1, p7
The article reports on California Air Resources Board Truck and Bus regulation which took effect on January 1, 2013, requiring that owners of trucks weighing more than 26,000 pounds with 2000-2004 model year engines must have set up verified soot filters or have upgraded to newer vehicles.
- CARB verifies new diesel particulate filter.
Journel, Syndee // Fleet Owner Blog; 12/6/2012, p2
The article offers information on Boshart Engineering's BE Econix Diesel Particulate Filter which has been verified by the California Air Resources Board.
- California's zero-emission credits give startup EV makers a boost.
Webb, Alysha // Automotive News; 8/2/2010, Vol. 84 Issue 6423, p16
The article offers information on the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) program launched in California, which is reportedly attracting manufacturers of alternative-fuel vehicles. It states that the program has created a place for credits which can be earned on selling electric vehicles that will be...
- Carb lightens up.
Webb, Alysha // Cycle World; Mar1999, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p27
Reports on the revised emissions regulations of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATV). Registration and use of all two-strokes and four-strokes initially banned on January 1, 1997; Use of California off-road riding areas.
- California completes GreenEarth evaluation.
Webb, Alysha // American Drycleaner; Mar2008, Vol. 74 Issue 12, p6
The article reports that the agency California Air Resources Board (ARB) has recently completed an 18-month evaluation of decamethylcyclopen-tasiloxane (D5) silicone, which is the solvent used in GreenEarth cleaning agents. After an evaluation of the information available on D5 silicon,...
Webb, Alysha // American Drycleaner; Jul2008, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p13
The article presents the author's comments on the California Air Resources Board's (CARB's) decision to officially affirm GreenEarth as an acceptable drycleaning solvent alternative. He says that CARB sees no need to regulate its use in dry cleaning. He says that he is confident that CARB will...
- Foreign Ships Fined for Burning 'Dirty' Fuel in State Waters.
Webb, Alysha // Log Newspaper; 5/13/2011, Issue 894, p20
The article reports that three shipping companies based in Europe, which failed to switch engines from bunker fuel to low-sulfur fuel before entering California waters, were fined by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) with a total amount of 161,000 dollars.
- US motor giants fail to quell enthusiasm for electric cars.
Macilwain, Colin // Nature; 5/19/1994, Vol. 369 Issue 6477, p175
Reports on oil and automobile industries' failure to delay the implementation of a regulation requiring car companies operating in California to develop and sell electric cars by 1998. Impact of the Californian Air Resources Board's mandate; California's pioneering of air pollution law; UK...
- CARB seeks consensus, member says.
Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News; 11/20/1995, Vol. 70 Issue 5633, p16
Reports that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is seeking consensus for its zero-emission mandate. Manufacture of zero-emission vehicles by 1998; Speculation on accommodating modifications of the mandate; Need for modification of car batteries.
- CARB enforcing anti-idling rules.
Kisiel, Ralph // Commercial Carrier Journal; Nov2008, Vol. 165 Issue 11, p34
The article reports on the enforcement by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) of the anti-idling program, which limits idling to five minutes. According to CARB, its staff and local air quality officials are enforcing the idling regulations by monitoring sleeper berths and commercial...
- CARB considers tattletale chip on vehicle emissions systems.
Keebler, Jack // Automotive News; 10/24/1994, Vol. 69 Issue 5575, p8
Reports that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) may try to require California cars to include a $50 electronic transponder that would tell air enforcers when a warning light goes off on a vehicle's emissions system. Merits and drawbacks of the systems outlined by Marc Carlock, a CARB...
- LAWLESS CLEANER.
Keebler, Jack // Cycle World; Nov2006, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p28
The article reports on the judgment given by the California Air Resources Board standards to Honda's aerosol product Pro Honda Spray Cleaner & Polish.
- Air-quality regulations.
Keebler, Jack // Paint & Coatings Industry; Oct97, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p222
Reports that a proposed regulation of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) would amend air-quality requirements to add volatile organic compounds standards for consumer product categories. Where the copies of this regulation can be downloaded.
- Hybrid Electric Cars Spark Interest With Improved Gas Mileage.
Zion, Lee // San Diego Business Journal; Jul2002, Vol. 23 Issue 26, p11
Focuses on the increasing popularity of hybrid electric cars in San Diego, California. Mandates passed by the California Air Resources Board to automobile manufacturers; Release of the Escape SUV model by Ford Motor; Difference between driving a hybrid and conventional car.
- FORMALDEHYDE AT THE HEART OF PROPOSED RULE.
Christianson, Rich // Wood & Wood Products; Nov2006, Vol. 111 Issue 12, p17
The article focuses on the issues concerning the scheduled voting by the California Air Resources Board on the ramifications on the entire value chain of furniture, cabinets and other wood products made with traditional wood composites containing urea formaldehyde resins. It is expected that the...
- CDTi's Purifilter EGR now available for sale to California fleets.
Whistler, Deborah // Fleet Owner Blog; 11/26/2012, p9
The article reports on the decision of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) allowing Clean Diesel Technologies (CDTi) to advertise, sell and install its Purifilter EGR diesel particulate filter.
- Diesel wins the fuels race.
Martin, John // Fleet Equipment; Nov2007, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p12
The author reflects the author's opinion on the use of diesel as a transportation fuel of choice in the U.S. He cites a study conducted for the California Air Resources Board (CARB) recommending diesel fuel as an important part of the state's effort to reduce CO2 emissions in light-duty...
- It's TRU: "idling" regulations reach to reefers.
Martin, John // Fleet Owner; Mar2010, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p70
The article discusses the idling regulations in California. It is mentioned that idling regulation covers only the vehicle's engine used for motive power. In California, idling regulation recently spread out to include other diesel-powered systems particularly transport refrigeration units. It...
- CARB relaxes some diesel engine, GHG rules.
Martin, John // Commercial Carrier Journal; Jan2011, Vol. 168 Issue 1, p18
This article looks at the modifications made by the California Air Resources Board to several regulations related to on- and off-road diesel engines.
- Agreement reached on off-road diesel emissions rule changes.
Martin, John // Pit & Quarry; Nov2010, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p10
The article reports on the agreement of Associated General Contractors of America Inc. and the staff of the California Air Resources Board on the proposed changes to the state's off-road diesel rule.
- Landi Renzo receives CARB certification for CNG Fords.
Martin, John // Fleet Owner Blog; 9/12/2013, p9
The article reports that Landi Renzo USA, a producer of autogas and compressed natural gas kits for cars, has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) certification to sell its compressed natural gas engine in Ford pickups.
- John Deere Compressed Natural Gas Engines: Ahead of their Time.
Martin, John // Fleet Equipment; Apr2000, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p26
Reports that 6.8L and 8.1L compressed natural gas (CNG) of Deere Power Systems Group on-highway engines are certified to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Optional Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Emission Standards. Requirement on CARB Low NOx regulations; Exhaust particulate level of the John...
- Business Need to Support Clean-Air Alternatives.
Tingus, Mike // San Diego Business Journal; 11/19/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 47, p35
Focuses on the role of the business sector in protecting the environment in California. Effects of diesel; Findings of the California Air Resources Board; Discussion about distributed generation.
- Governor may throw switch on CARB's electric car mandate.
Mullen, Liz // San Diego Business Journal; 7/10/95, Vol. 16 Issue 28, p5
Reports that California Governor Pete Wilson's administration appears to backing away from its strong commitment to give mandate to electric vehicles (EV). California Air Resources Board adoption of changes to its 1990 rules; Concerns of automakers over the salability of EVs; Campaigns against...
- Impco Takes Quantum Leap into Alternative Fuels.
Orloff, David // Orange County Business Journal; 04/23/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 17, p8
Focuses on the compliance of Impco Technologies Inc. with the California Air Resource Board mandate regarding alternative-fuel vehicles. Creation of the subsidiary firm Quantum Technologies Inc.; Business operation of the firm; Reaction of automobile manufacturers on the mandate.
- California Agency Ponders Formaldehyde Rules.
Orloff, David // Wood & Wood Products; Mar2002, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p62
Provides information on a draft rule-making process developed by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the reduction of formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products. Wood products that could be affected by the rule; Role of CARB in airborne toxic control; Plans for formaldehyde...
- Positive notes.
Orloff, David // Earth Island Journal; Winter98/Spring99, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p5
Presents several news briefs related to environment in the United States. Requirement to vehicles agreed by the California Air Resources Board by year 200r; Bumperstickers created by Progressive Promotions; Executive order issued by Nebraska Governor Benjamin Nelson.
- CARB proposes TRU changes.
Orloff, David // Trailer / Body Builders;
The article highlights the proposed amendments by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) that will affect transport refrigeration units and transport refrigeration units gen sets owners who run their businesses in the state. A change in the 2003 regulation that will adopt the less stringent...
- CARB extends deadline.
Combs, Heath E. // Furniture/Today; 7/19/2010, Vol. 34 Issue 44, p1
The article reports that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has granted a one-year extension for furniture retailers and finished good distributors to clear inventories that do not comply with the new formaldehyde emission standards of the state, wherein they will have until December 31,...
- CARB alters truck rules.
Combs, Heath E. // Overdrive; Feb2011, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p17
The article reports on the move of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in changing regulations concerning on- and off-road diesel engines.
- GM says state rule stalls electric vehicle technology.
Combs, Heath E. // Electronic News (10616624); 7/17/95, Vol. 41 Issue 2074, p30
Reports complaints by General Motors (GM) at a "Marketability Workshop" sponsored by the California Air Resources Board that the state's zero-emissions vehicle mandate is impeding GM's efforts to make a business out of electric vehicle technology.
- TRU chaos: the last minute gets later.
Sauer, Bruce // Trailer / Body Builders; Aug2009, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p4
The author discusses how the extended deadline of a regulation set by California Air Resources Board (CARB) is affecting operations of transport refrigeration unit (TRUs). In a rush to comply with the regulation, TRU operators have been spending thousands of dollars to allow their units entry...
- Catching up.
Sauer, Bruce // National Petroleum News; May96, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p9
Reports on California state's withdrawal of its electric vehicle (EV) mandate and substituting it with a market-driven effort by seven automobile manufacturers to sell only as many EVs as consumers will buy. California Air Resources Board's decision to cancel its specific annual EV production...
- Going it alone in California.
CRISSEY, JEFF // Commercial Carrier Journal; Mar2013, Vol. 170 Issue 3, p6
The article discusses the environmental regulations by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and their impact on the trucking industry in California, U.S. It highlights the enforcement of CARB's regulation that requires the installation of particulate matter (PM) filters in trucks with...
- CARB delaying PM filter retrofit deadline.
Dills, Todd // Overdrive; Dec2013, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p68
The article reports on the extension of the particulate matter filter retrofit enforcement deadline to July 1, 2014 by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for truck owners who will report their efforts to the Crab's Truck Regulations Upload and Compliance Reporting System by January 31, 2014.
- CARB YOUR ENTHUSIASM.
Burns, John // Cycle World; Sep2013, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p20
The article reports on the efforts of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in cracking down sellers of aftermarket parts for emissions-controlled motorcycles.
- GARB OKs propane-powered Ford F-Series pickups.
Burns, John // Fleet Owner; Apr2010, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p28
The article reports that the Ford Motor Co.'s F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks were granted certification approval by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to run on propane.
- CALIFORNIA GOES CAP AND TRADE.
Burns, John // Splash!; Dec2011/Jan2012, p24
The article reports on the final approval of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to the cap-and-trade system in California which will set limitation on carbon emissions beginning in 2012.