Tier 5 EPA regulations
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Tier 5 Is Coming

In part 1 of this ongoing expose in to the upcoming EPA Tier 5 regulations, CEO Josh Pietak and COO Mark Celio discuss why they feel a Tier 5 EPA regulation is on the horizon and what it means for engine and OEM manufacturers alike.     If you are a manufacturer with issues relatedContinued

Latest News
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Three News Stories Of The Week: 2/15

AVL Advances Development of Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine for CO2 Neutral Transportation Hydrogen power on the horizon for farm machinery Biden plans to replace government fleet with electric vehicles   AVL Advances Development of Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine for CO2 Neutral Transportation AVL has continued with the development of a hydrogen combustion engine of theContinued

Scania
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Westport Fuel Systems To Cooperate With Truck And Bus Manufacturer Scania On A Direct Injected Hydrogen Engine Research Project

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (“Westport Fuel Systems”) (TSX:WPRT / Nasdaq:WPRT) today announced it has agreed to commence a research project with Scania to apply its HPDI 2.0TM fuel system with hydrogen to the latest Scania commercial vehicle engine. Preliminary test results are expected in the secondContinued

Heavy Duty Truck
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EPA Increases Clarity, Eases Implementation of Heavy Duty Vehicle Regulations while Proposing further Improvements

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing two actions regarding technical adjustments to improve testing procedures for vehicle and engine emissions programs. These amendments will increase compliance flexibility, improve harmonization with other requirements, increase clarity, correct errors, and remove outdated and unnecessary regulatory text. “The Trump Administration continues its efforts to reduce the regulatoryContinued

EV Trucks
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6 EV Trucks We’re Keeping Our Eye On In 2021

We might be engine certification experts but were also champions of emissions reductions. Consumer sedan EV’s are more popular than ever but a growing trend of EV light-weight and heavy duty trucks are entering the market and making waves. Here’s six EV Trucks we’re keeping our eye on: GMC Hummer EV Touted as the “World’sContinued

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Public Availability of Modified Text for the Procedures for Exemption of Add-On and Modified Part(s) for On Road Vehicles/Engines

Public Availability of Modified Text for the Procedures for Exemption of Add-On and Modified Part(s) for On Road Vehicles/Engines The California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) has posted a 15-day Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text for the Procedures for Exemption of Add-On and Modified Part(s) for On Road Vehicles/Engines. Public Hearing Date:Continued

ZEV Program
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The background and success of the ZEV program

While one of the more well known automobile emissions battles was kicked off in October 1997 with the introduction of the Toyota Prius hybrid, the California Air Resource Board (CARB) was already seven years into it’s Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) program. The majority of awareness, protocols and standards in place across several cities in the UnitedContinued

Small Off Road Engine
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Small Off-Road Engine (SORE) Component Certification Application Forms and Guidance Documents Posted

New application forms have been posted on the small off-road engine (SORE) website for certifying evaporative emission control system components (fuel tanks, fuel lines, and carbon canisters). Note – For your convenience we have posted the documents below. Pursuant to California Code of Regulations, title 13, section 2767.1, subdivision (a), the Executive Officer may makeContinued

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New Air Resources Board Executive Order Submission Requirements

On October 14th, 2020, The California Air Resources Board (CARB) issued a manufacturer Mail-out advisory (Mail-out ECC #2020-06) encouraging engine and vehicle manufacturers to voluntarily disclose non-compliant emission software and other violations to the agency by December 31st, 2020, in order to offset substantial financial penalties and remedial actions related to potentially non-conforming products.