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News & Features

LNG Sterling Trucks Help Clear The Air At California Ports
LONG BEACH, Cal. - Breathing near the California seaports at Long Beach and Los Angeles is probably a little easier now, two months after Daimler Trucks North America began delivering 232 natural gas-...

Green Is Pricey, And Heavy Too
There isn't a government in this country -federal, provincial, or territorial -that doesn't have some kind of climate change "plan" in place, and we've even seen some modest reductions in greenhouse...

Shippers: 'Go Green Or Go Away'
TORONTO, Ont. - The EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership has gained a lot of traction, so much so that becoming a SmartWay carrier may no longer be an option if you wish to haul for some of the most...

Peterbilt introduces new medium-duty hybrid electric tractor
DENTON, Texas - Peterbilt has introduced its new Model 335 hybrid electric tractor, which the truck manufacturer...

BREAKING NEWS: Daimler kills Sterling brand
TORONTO, Ont. - The Sterling brand has been killed by parent company Daimler. As of March, the company will be...

Navistar, GM opt out of medium-duty truck deal
WARRENVILLE, Ill. - In a short notice posted on its Web site recently, Navistar announced it would no longer acquire GM's medium-duty truck business.

Peterbilt delivers first production hybrid vehicles
NAPA VALLEY, Cal. - Peterbilt's first production medium-duty hybrid trucks have been delivered to wine country, where they will be used by VinLux Fine Wine Transport to deliver wine to customers in...

Hino returns to COE roots
TORONTO, Ont. - Hino held a ride-and-drive event here recently to re-introduce customers to its cabover engine (COE) 155.

Daimler makes UltraShift available on medium-duty models
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Eaton has announced its UltraShift Highway Value automated transmission is now being offered on medium-duty Freightliner and Sterling trucks.

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America opens new sales, marketing and distribution headquarters
REDFORD, Mich. - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America (FUSO) has opened its new sales, marketing and distribution head...

Navistar opts out of deal to acquire GM medium-duty business
WARRENVILLE, Ill. - In a short notice posted on its Web site Wednesday, Navistar announced it would no longer...

Peterbilt to demonstrate hybrid trucks during demonstration tour
NAPA VALLEY, Cal. - Peterbilt's medium-duty hybrid trucks are going on a road trip, to allow customers the opportunity...

Peterbilt delivers first production hybrid vehicles
NAPA VALLEY, Cal. - Peterbilt's first production medium-duty hybrid trucks have been delivered to wine country, where...

Isuzu Truck announces low rate financing
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - In light of a move by certain finance companies to suspend subsidized leasing in Canada, Isuzu...

Daimler makes medium-duty UltraShift available on Freightliner, Sterling trucks
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Eaton has announced its UltraShift Highway Value automated transmission is now being offered on ...


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Blog Entries

Cooking up numbers for political gain

Is a carbon tax necessarily bad?

Understanding the science behind global warming

Where's the boldness?

Baird’s fears about Kyoto are worth considering but so are the many answered questions

EPA2010 - Myths and Realities: Part 1

EPA2010 - Myths and Realities: Part 2

EPA2010 - Myths and Realities: Part 3

EPA2010 - Myths and Realities: Part 4

Global warming: I’m hopping off the fence

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Associations

Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada
Canadian Trucking Human Resources Council (CTHRC)
Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association
Camo-route (sectoral committee of the road transport in Quebec)(in French only) Forestry Engineering Research Institute of Canada (FERIC)
Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC)
Repair Our Air
Heavy Duty Distributor Council
Toronto Trucking Association
Canadian Trucking Alliance
Canadian Courier Association

Government: Federal

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – Agriweb
Environment Canada – The Green Lane
Environment Canada – Testing Vehicle Emissions in Canada
Transport Canada
Transport Canada: Road section
Transport Canada – Urban Transportation Showcase Program

Battery-electric and hybrid vehicles

British Columbia – Clean Vehicles and Fuels program
California Air Resources Board
U.S. Department of Energy, Hybrid Electric Vehicle Program

Biodiesel

Canadian Renewable Fuels Association
CANMET Energy Technology Centre – Ottawa
City of Saskatoon – Saskatoon Transit Services
Montréal BIOBUS Project
The National Biodiesel Board
Natural Resources Canada: Energy Policy Sector and Energy Technology and Programs Sector
Natural Resources Canada: Transportation Program
Ontario Soybean Growers

Ethanol

Canadian Renewable Fuels Association

Fuel cells and hydrogen

Canadian Hydrogen Association
Canadian Transportation Fuel Cell Alliance
Environment Canada – Clean Air and Climate Change
U.S. Department of Energy: FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Program
National Research Council Fuel Cell Research

Idling

Citizens' Advisory Committee on Air Quality for Waterloo Region (CACAQ)
Mississauga idle-free Web site
Resource Conservation Manitoba

Natural Gas

Canadian Natural Gas Vehicles Alliance
International Association of Natural Gas Vehicles

Propane

Propane Gas Association of Canada




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