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2012-05-08 10:20:21

DETROIT, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UK-based InterRegs, online providers of crucial vehicle safety and emissions regulations, is now offering subscriptions based on defined subject categories such as Anti-theft, EMC/Electricals, Emissions/Engines, Occupant Protection, Pedestrian Protection and Type Approval. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120508/DE03339LOGO ) The ability to filter regulatory documents by vehicle type also is now available at InterRegs.NET, giving users faster...

2012-04-20 06:20:27

Environmental Sensibility, Energy-Efficiency, and Economic Importance Highlighted for Earth Day WASHINGTON, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of Earth Day, Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum, issued the following statement regarding the historic environmental advances that have helped create the new clean diesel technology that has dramatically reduced emissions while also expanding diesel's efficiency and productivity in powering...

2012-04-13 06:20:20

TORONTO, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Member companies of the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association (CVMA), Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, and Navistar, support Environment Minister Kent's announcement today to fully align with the U.S. national regulations for new on-road heavy-duty vehicle and engine greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for 2014 and later model years.  This aligned approach is the most effective approach to reduce new heavy-duty vehicle GHG emissions by...

2012-04-03 10:21:07

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While sales of new light vehicles in the United States continued at a brisk pace in March 2012, the types of vehicles being purchased, as well as the types of buyers and the average transaction price are rapidly changing, according J.D. Power and Associates' Power Information Network® (PIN), which collects transaction data on hundreds of thousands of new retail vehicle purchases and leases each month. (Logo:...

2012-03-09 12:51:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a government-issued report today, Hyundai Motor America was named number one in fuel economy and CO2 emissions in America by topping the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel economy rankings for the 2010 model year, beating out traditional leaders Honda and Toyota. No make scored higher than Hyundai. This is the second time Hyundai has led in both categories, having achieved this distinction previously for the 2008 model...

2012-02-13 10:00:00

Cleaire expands market for its emission control systems to South Korea. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls announced today the execution of a distribution agreement with South Korean company HAWES & T, Ltd. HAWES & T is an acronym for Human, Air, Water, Earth, Sea, and Technology. This marks Cleaire´s first overseas distribution agreement. The agreement allows HAWES & T to combine their own exhaust gas recirculation technology with...

2012-01-23 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AHR Expo -- Tecogen Inc. today announced that its ultra-low emissions technology is now available across its entire product line of natural gas engine-driven systems. These emissions are on par with fuel cells, far surpassing Best Available Control Technology (BACT) limits for stationary natural gas engines. Designed for commercial and industrial facilities, Tecogen products offer reliable, clean energy performance for today's heating,...

2011-12-21 22:49:04

Study finds that regulations costing $195 billion will bring over $1 trillion in health and environmental benefits, particularly for minorities and the poor A report by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health provides an expanded review of six new air quality regulations proposed or recently adopted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA). These include the first national standards for reducing dangerous emissions of mercury and other toxic...

2011-12-01 14:09:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today issued technical guidance clarifying that natural gas conversions are authorized under the Pennsylvania Clean Vehicles Program. New passenger car or light-duty truck conversion systems certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or the California Resources Air Board may be installed on vehicles in Pennsylvania. "Using affordable domestic natural gas for transportation fuel...

2011-11-17 11:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas - the only factory-built, CNG-powered car produced in America - was named 2012 Green Car of the Year® at the Los Angeles Auto Show today. The award was presented to Honda by the editors of Green Car Journal representing a diverse panel of environmental experts and automotive enthusiasts who annually select a single vehicle for its outstanding environmental performance. (Photo:...