The ACT rule will require significant growth in the production and sale of zero-emission trucks, vans, and other large commercial vehicles by 2035.
Plus top takes on the CHIPS Bill, Repair Act and what this Congress can actually get done.
Biden-Harris Administration announces Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s first Bridge Investment Program grants￼
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently announced the first round of grants from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s competitive Bridge Investment Program. These early planning grants, going to 23 projects in 23 states, will help fund early phases of project development to create a pipeline of bridge construction projects, one of many
Thanks to the latest engine enhancements to the A26 (2021 GHG), the engine now boasts an additional 4% fuel economy benefit, achieved through engine design and system updates, compared with the A26 engine at launch, according to Navistar. Built from the MAN D26 engine crankcase, this latest version of the International A26 produces up to
Fleet Advantage on the impact of decarbonization, GHG regulations and electrification on truck lifecycles
FE caught up with Fleet Advantage to talk about the latest developments in the truck market, how electrification and emissions goals will affect truck lifecycles, and a few other topics at the TMC Fall Meeting in Cleveland in September. Below is our Q&A with Al Barner, senior vice president of business development at Fleet Advantage.
Eaton announced that it has developed a series of 48-volt technologies to assist customers who may want to transition from traditional 12- and 24-volt vehicle systems to systems that include 48-volt architecture. These 48-volt systems can power new, advanced energy-consuming components and can help reduce emissions and improve fuel economy and performance, Eaton says. Most
NTEA, The Association for the Work Truck Industry, commends U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-IN) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) for introducing S. 2435, the Modern, Clean, and Safe Trucks Act of 2021. This bipartisan bill would repeal the 12% Federal Excise Tax (FET) on heavy trucks and trailers. NTEA calls on Congress to repeal the FET
The American Trucking Associations (ATA) released a statement praising the introduction of the Modern, Clean, and Safe Trucks Act of 2021 by Senators Todd Young (R-IN) and Ben Cardin (D-MD). The bipartisan legislation would repeal the 12% federal excise tax (FET) on heavy-duty trucks, which currently adds approximately $22,000 to the cost of the average
President Joe Biden came to visit the Mack Trucks Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) facility in Macungie, Pennsylvania on Wednesday. LVO is where all Mack heavy-duty models for North America and export are assembled. Mack recently completed an $84 million investment in plant improvements at LVO, which included the insourcing of chassis assembly, the addition of
As of June 12, the Canadian ELD mandate is officially in effect. This mandate aims to increase road safety across all Canadian provinces and territories by requiring that commercial motor vehicle drivers subject to hours of service requirements in Canada use ELDs. Although this mandate was first announced back in 2019, Transport Canada’s approach to
Below is a statement from Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) President & CEO Bill Long on the U.S. Senate passing S. 1260, the Endless Frontier Act: “MEMA members are very pleased that S.1260, the Endless Frontier Act, passed overwhelmingly with bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate. Thank you, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and
Electrification: it’s all the rage right now. OEMs are talking about it, component suppliers are talking about it, fleets are talking about it, and we’re certainly talking about it here on Fleet Equipment. There is a lot of excitement in the air, but also a lot of questions. And this was the subject of a