The Environmental Protection Agency alleges that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles failed to report software that allows Ram trucks and Jeep sport-utility vehicle diesel engines to emit harmful levels of nitrogen oxides.
The EPA said more stringent standards are needed to reduce nitrogen oxide, or NOx, emissions from heavy duty trucks, but it rejected calls to speed up the rulemaking process for new regulations that would attack the problem.
Environmental groups see the California Air Resources Board as an important bulwark holding back a Trump administration rollback of environmental regulation.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx outlines rules to equip future cars and trucks with connected vehicle technology.
Trucking and transportation industries are hoping for regulatory and policy changes as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office.
Trade organizations, safety groups and truck makers weigh in on what Elaine Chao’s nomination as head of the Department of Transportation may mean for the trucking industry.
Out of 280 initiatives in 34 states, voters cleared proposals in 23 states, providing $201 billion in backing.
Trucking industry won’t see election-sparked change as the 2016 election returns leave roughly 84 percent of current House Highways and Transit subcommittee are returning; Senate subcommittee remains intact.