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  • U.S. EPA plans further NOx cuts

    November 14, 2018 7:23AM by johng@newcom.ca

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced plans to further cut nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from on-highway trucks and engines. Known as the Cleaner Truck Initiative, a proposed rule is to be published in early 2020.

  • OTA weighs in on new Drive Clean program

    November 2, 2018 9:42AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has given the province input on how its new Drive Clean program should look. It also wants incentives given to fleets who adopt low-emissions equipment. The Ontario government recently announced the cancellation

  • OTA offers to help build carbon reduction plan

    October 17, 2018 2:10PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) wants to work with the province to develop a “made-in-Ontario” carbon reduction solution. The OTA says the industry must continue to do its part to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality,

  • News Technology

    OTA encouraged by potential emissions tampering crackdown

    October 1, 2018 3:12PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is welcoming government consultations on anti-tampering enforcement and environmental incentives. The province of Ontario recently announced a consultation process to redesign a heavy truck emissions control program, which will include stronger roadside

  • Volvo’s electric trucks coming to North America in 2020

    October 1, 2018 11:38AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks has announced it will introduce all-electric trucks to the North American market in 2020. The launch will come through a partnership between Volvo Group, California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), and other industry

  • Research points to hydrogen electric trucks as best option for the future

    July 25, 2018 5:22PM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. – A research group from the University of Calgary believes the future of freight in Alberta will be heavily reliant on the use of hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks. With growing concerns over the environmental impact of greenhouse

  • Canada finalizes Phase 2 of GHG rules

    May 31, 2018 3:34PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Canada is officially rolling out the second phase of rules to control greenhouse gases from heavy vehicles – largely aligning with rules that were introduced last year in the U.S. But some allowances have been made for

  • Conference Board looks for GHG cuts

    May 25, 2018 9:56AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – A new report by the Conference Board of Canada is recommending several changes to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from trucks – including an actual cut in truck travel. The recommendations come at a time when freight

  • CTA wants crackdown on emissions tampering

    May 8, 2018 11:31AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling on governments to help fight those who tamper with emissions controls on trucks. While most fleets have complied with ever-tighter emissions standards – and their related costs –  other operators

  • Report recaps a year of carbon taxation in Ontario

    January 30, 2018 10:13AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner said the first year of Ontario’s carbon cap-and-trade system went well, but that more needs to be done. “A price on carbon pollution is a crucial tool we need to slow climate change,” said

  • Nett Technologies to move into larger facility

    November 21, 2017 12:45PM by Truck News

    MISSISAUGA, Ont. – Nett Technologies, a Canadian manufacturer of emissions control systems, has announced it’s moving into a larger facility Dec. 15. The company will move into an 87,000 sq.-ft. manufacturing space, doubling the size of its current location. It

  • MTA working with new government on issues facing industry

    November 8, 2017 1:20PM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) says it has the ear of its new government, however, challenges remain while the provincial Progressive Conservative Party settles into its leadership role. In office since April of 2016 after ending the

  • EPA to revisit aspects of GHG Phase 2 regs; industry voices concerns

    August 18, 2017 12:01PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. EPA has announced it will revisit provisions to Phase 2 of greenhouse gas rules for heavy-duty trucks, trailers, and engines. It says it is responding to concerns raised stakeholders in the trailer and glider industries.

  • CTA mostly satisfied with Canada’s proposed greenhouse gas regs

    March 17, 2017 12:19PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is satisfied that Canada’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations for heavy trucks adequately reflect the unique operating conditions in this country. While the Phase 2 regulations closely mirror those in the US, the

  • Catching up to the ever-evolving technology game

    February 28, 2017 7:16PM by Derek Clouthier

    Panel discusses the changing landscape of the trucking industry at Omnitracs Outlook 2017