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How big data and the electric car reveal the future of heavy equipment emissions regulations
Jun 24, 2015
Low-viscosity oils are only the beginning; new EPA diesel fuel economy rules will significantly impact your future
Earlier in June, Shell Lubricants went into great detail telling journalists about how the soon-to-come, low-viscosity diesel lube oil category ...
Apr 23, 2014
Earth Day is dead: the EPA’s fall from a scientific organization to a manipulable political tool
I don't see why people feel compelled to celebrate Earth Day—which was yesterday if you were fortunate enough to avoid ...
Feb 24, 2014
Wall Street tycoon wants to save the planet with attack ads, should have studied engineering instead
The New York Times on Tuesday prominently reported the plans of a hedge fund manager who intends to splatter the ...
Nov 21, 2013
EPA offering rebates for construction equipment DPF retrofits, engine replacements until Jan. 15
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a rebate program that will help construction equipment owners with the cost of reducing ...
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Oct 23, 2013
Study: Hybrid construction equipment emits more harmful pollutants than diesel-only machines
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have concluded that while hybrid construction equipment certainly reduces fuel consumption, they are ...
Jul 31, 2013
Opinion: If Obama wants job growth, he should start by asking the EPA to calculate how many jobs they’ve destroyed
The president spent an hour last week giving a speech detailing yet another jobs program. During the last election cycle ...
Jul 22, 2013
Fossil-fueled vehicles better for environment than electric?
Over the 4th of July weekend—while you were busy polluting the air with your holiday grilling—you might have missed this ...
Jul 17, 2013
Opinion: Why I write about Global Warming on a construction equipment site
A reader from Europe recently asked why I spend a lot of time blogging about global warming and other such ...
Jun 24, 2013
German researcher says Global Warming is a dud
This morning’s Spiegel (the German equivalent of Time magazine) has a refreshingly sober interview with Hans von Storch, one of ...
Jun 13, 2013
Volvo announces Tier 4 Interim “de-tiering” kit to allow for equipment resale in less regulated countries
A conversion kit that will allow Volvo customers to resell their Tier 4 Interim machines outside of highly regulated countries ...
May 23, 2013
Volkswagen to refit late-model diesel vehicles because Americans keep filling them with gas
Diesel is certainly rising in popularity here in the States, but a recent report from Automotive News really shows just ...
May 14, 2013
Concentration of carbon dioxide in atmosphere hits highest level in “millions of years”
A sobering report from the New York Times says that prolonged efforts to bring carbon dioxide emissions under control "are ...
May 02, 2013
More evidence of renewed diesel interest emerges as registration of diesel cars surges since 2010
Many have wondered aloud whether or not 2013 would be the "Year of the Diesel." Renewed interest in the fuel, ...
Apr 28, 2013
VIDEO: Alan Tolley discusses JCB’s “one-can” Tier 4 Final approach
To go more in-depth into JCB’s recent announcement of its “one-can” strategy for its Tier 4 Final EcoMax engines, I sat ...
Apr 24, 2013
UPS expands its natural gas-powered fleet in a big way
UPS has announced its plans to purchase approximately 700 trucks fueled by liquefied natural gas, better known as LNG. The logistics ...
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Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
Ram says Ford Super Duty's claim to towing throne isn't fair
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