The second phase of greenhouse gas standards for heavy-duty vehicles were published in the Federal Register yesterday, officially setting the schedule for fuel efficiency and emissions reductions.
In response to the EPA and US Department of Transportation’s proposed greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty trucks, the Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA) said it continues to support efforts to assure that the EPA and DOT coordinate efforts and propose a single, national GHG reduction and … Read more »
Worldwide sales of alternative fuel vehicles will reach 14 percent of total sales of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles by 2035, according to a report from Navigant Research. Medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (MHDVs) represent less than 5 percent of the total vehicle market today, and the vast majority of these use … Read more »
Structuring incoming environmental and efficiency standards for heavy-duty vehicles so that they are based on the full vehicle including the engine as well as having separate standards for just the engine, could result in better standards, according to research by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. The ACEEE … Read more »