GHG Phase 2 Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
EPA finalizes Phase 3, slows stringency before MY 2032

The new emissions standards are expected to improve public health and air quality, while giving companies enough lead time to meet the goals.

How GHG regulations are impacting suspensions

Engines are the most obvious truck part that is affected by the GHG regulations, but suspensions aren’t far behind. The designs of suspensions made in the last few years are noticeably being modified to accommodate fleets’ continued desire to cut their trucks’ weight. “Since a suspension doesn’t rotate 360 degrees (no frictional or rolling resistance

GHG Phase 2: The effects on heavy-duty truck fleets

According to John Flynn, chief executive officer of Fleet Advantage, “The initial Greenhouse Gas (GHG) mandates have already saved Class 8 transportation fleets millions of dollars in operating costs by reducing fuel consumption.” On Aug. 16, the federal government passed the proposed regulation, GHG Phase 2, to further tighten emissions and improve fuel economy for

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California, GHG Phase 2 and trucking

California’s government, its governor and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) continually amaze me by their apparent lack of logic. California recently passed legislation requiring electricity retailers to purchase at least 125 MW of biomass power within five years. They claim the biomass will be provided by dead or dying trees from high-hazard fire zones. Yet,

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