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Big Rig Standards Could Cut Freight Costs 7%

If bold enough, incoming fuel-efficiency and greenhouse gas standards for heavy-duty trucks being devised by the EPA and the NHTSA could reduce the cost of moving freight by 7 percent and owners of tractor-trailer units could save $0.21 per mile, according to a report from Environmental Defense Fund and Ceres. The … Read more »

Light-Duty Vehicle Use Drops

Light-Duty Vehicle Use Drops

In 2012, vehicle miles traveled per licensed driver of light-duty vehicle fell to 12,500, down from a 2007 peak of 12,900 miles, according to US Energy Administration figures. The shift in vehicle miles traveled, or VMT, highlights the importance of travel behavior and its influence on LDV energy consumption. Before the 2007 … Read more »

Obama to Set Stricter Fuel Efficiency, Emissions Standards for Big Rigs

Obama to Set Stricter Fuel Efficiency, Emissions Standards for Big Rigs

President Barack Obama, bypassing Congress, has directed the EPA and the Department of Transportation to raise fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks by March 2016. The Obama administration did not specify what reduction targets it plans to achieve through the new rule. The directive follows a 2011 action … Read more »