Truck News


  • 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

  • Trucking falling short of GHG targets

    May 2, 2018 12:14PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Evolving trucks are reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but the Conference Board of Canada believes the industry will still fall short of a 2030 target to reduce emissions 30% below 2005 levels. The findings were included a new report

  • 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

  • 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

  • Concerns remain about GHG Phase 2, Provencher tells PMTC

    June 16, 2016 1:56PM by James Menzies

    KING CITY, Ont. — Legitimate concerns continue to linger in advance of phase two of the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions standards being rolled out by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Those concerns

  • Phase 2 GHG regs a work in progress

    September 23, 2015 12:53PM by James Menzies

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Time is running out to comment on the joint EPA/NHTSA greenhouse gas Phase 2 regulations, which were proposed in June and set to go into effect on 2021 model year trucks. The official comment period will end

  • Volvo supports GHG regs, but still prefers complete vehicle standard

    June 22, 2015 8:45AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Group announced today it is committed to working with the EPA and NHTSA to meet Phase 2 greenhouse gas regulations, but it will continue to push its point that a single vehicle standard would be more