Obama Promises New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Trucks

In the State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama talked about his energy strategy for the United States. One part of his overall strategy is to set new fuel efficiency standards for trucks.

Read more

EPA: Starting in 2014, Heavy-Duty Trucks Subject to Fuel-Efficiency Standards

In a nation suddenly concerned about squeezing as much mileage as we can out of our everyday consumer cars—and don’t get me wrong, we are correct in that goal—who’s paying attention to the big rigs?
The Federal government finally is, it turns out. For too long the large commercial trucks and buses have not been subject to the fuel-economy standards imposed on smaller vehicles, but that’s about to end with the imposition of new fuel economy standards on the larger vehicles starting in 2014.

Read more