New Truck Emission Rules Offer Advantages And Obstacles

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...
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