New Truck Emission Rules Offer Advantages And Obstacles
August 26, 2016, 11:50 AM EDT
Law360, New York (August 26, 2016, 11:50 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have released a final rule that promise to significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions from medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, while creating new challenges — and opportunities — for engine manufacturers and fleet owners.
Summary of the New "Phase 2" Requirements
The new "phase 2" regulations build on phase 1 fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks enacted in 2011. The phase 1 standards apply to new trucks and heavy vehicles in model years 2014...