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Fed Court Rules Against Trump's Delay of Fuel Economy Fines

A federal appeals court has ruled against the Trump administration's move to delay a regulation that increased fines against automakers for cars that violate fuel economy standards, reports The Hill.

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Trump's EPA Orders Revision of Fuel Economy Rules

The Trump administration began the process of revising Obama-era fuel economy standards for vehicle manufacturers today, and announced it may revoke California's waiver that allows that state to set its own emissions rules.

Preparing Your Fleet to Meet Rising Market Trends

Plan ahead for the future and have discussions with your senior management about costs and what the future has in store for your fleet. While it looks like the cost of a gallon of gasoline may be going down, the cost of everything else is going to go up.

Weighing the Options Before Procuring Hybrids

For fleets that do more driving in city areas, hybrid vehicles could be the alternative-fuel option to choose: however, do the research and weigh the options to ensure the vehicles are the right fit.

Tier 4 Vehicles to Trickle Into Off-Road Fleets

While Tier 4 equipment is still new, fleets can get ready to incorporate them by training technicians for the new technology and budgeting for the higher cost.

Staying on Track with Off-Road Regulations

Off-road regulations can be difficult to navigate. Typically, compliance dates for federal standards vary by engine horsepower, but on the state level they can vary by fleet size, too.

EPA HD OBD Ruling Impacts Medium-Duty Fleets

Effective Jan. 1, the heavy-duty onboard diagnostic (HD OBD) ruling requires truck manufacturers install OBD systems on trucks 14,001-lbs. GVWR or greater.

2010 Diesel Standards on Street Sweepers

New 2010 diesel emission standards will require a 90-percent cut in NOx emissions. Elgin Sweeper discusses how it is meeting and overcoming this challenge.