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    Three fleets hit with California emissions fines

    May 4, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    LOS ANGELES, CA – CR England, Knight Transportation and Werner Enterprises will pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a combined US $201,000 in penalties for failing to install Diesel Particulate Filters or verifying that their trucks complied with California rules.

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    U.S. agencies remain focused on emissions

    March 15, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN – U.S. regulators attending the annual Green Truck Summit continue to focus on long-term emissions targets, stressing the need to improve vehicles to fight climate change.

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    Post-2010 diesels key for California freight plan: Forum

    July 8, 2016 12:00AM by John G Smith

    WASHINGTON, DC – The Diesel Technology Forum says the wider adoption of 2010-or-newer diesel engines will be one of the keys to meeting environmental, economic and efficiency goals under the California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.

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    Act quickly to extend reefer compliance deadline

    December 11, 2014 12:00AM by Allan

    SACRAMENTO, CA – If you’ve got new CARB-compliant TRU equipment coming but it hasn’t yet arrived or been installed, you may need to request a compliance deadline extension.

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    Carrier Fined $300,000 for Violating CARB Regs

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    LOS ANGELES – Foster Enterprises, a California-based reefer carrier, received a $300,000 fine after a CARB investigation found that the company neglected to upgrade older diesel engines in its refrigerated trailer fleet.

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    Cummins engines meet CARB idling rules

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — The complete line of Cummins truck diesels can now meet Clean Idle requirements in California, allowing those engines to idle beyond the state Air Resources Board’s five-minute limit, the engine maker announced.

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    CARB proposes retrofit emissions reduction regulations

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    SACRAMENTO — The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has tabled two separate draft regulation proposals that could hit truckers deep in the pocketbook. The first would require an EPA’07-equivelant retro-fit for trucks built prior to 1998. The second proposal would require all 2011-model-year and later equipment be EPA SmartWay certified in order to operate 53-ft trailers on California highways.

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    Gold to Green: Cali-bound truckers readying for CARB diet

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    VANCOUVER — A steady diet of CARB regulations could have California-bound truckers tightening their belts very soon as they swallow the costs to comply with tougher environmental rules.

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    TRIPAC GETS DPF

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Thermo King gives its APU a filter for California and heaters for the north

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    GREENER REFRIGERATION

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Carrier reefer engines save fuel and meet Tier 4 EPA and CARB standards

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    Webasto gets CARB stamp of approval

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    FENTON, Mich. — Webasto has received California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) approval for its BlueCool Truck Bunk Cooler.

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    California reefers get an environmental extension

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Air Resources Board has indicated it will delay enforcement of its Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) regulation.

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    Courts give California reefer operators cold shoulder

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WASHINGTON — The smog is so bad in the Golden State that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) gets to do what it wants and that’s pretty much that.