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U.S. House Schedules Vote to Stop EPA Emissions Mandate

The SEMA-supported bill would prohibit the EPA from finalizing federal emissions standards for light- and medium-duty motor vehicles model years ’27 to ’32.

Video: Diesel Engines and the EPA

Tire Review’s Maddie Winer reviews the EPA standards aftermarket dealers and suppliers should be aware of, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

RPM Act Moves to House Floor for Consideration

The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee has passed the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act with a vote of 33 to 20 with bipartisan support.

ASA Supported Ozone Legislation Passes in House

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is continuing to work with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Capitol Hill on ozone regulations.

RPM Act: Protecting Motorsports by Law

Back in 1970, Congress exempted race vehicles from regulation under the Clean Air Act. But in 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made it illegal to convert a motor vehicle into a racecar if the vehicle’s emissions system no longer remains in its certified configuration.

U.S. Senate Subcommittee Reviews Legislation to Amend Clean Air Act

The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety met on Tuesday to discuss the two bills that would delay the implementation of the 2015 ozone standards.

Breaking Down SmartWay

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), between 1990 and 2013 freight activity grew more than 50%, and it is projected to nearly double again by 2040. By 2050, global freight transport emissions of CO2 will surpass emissions from passenger vehicles. Here’s what you need to know about the EPA’s voluntary public-private program to combat these issues.

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EPA Keeps Clean Car Standards in Place

The Environmental Protection Agency has made a final determination to keep the car and light truck greenhouse gas emissions standards it set in 2012 in place for model years 2022 to 2025.

Double Coin Drive-Position Tire Earns SmartWay Verification

The Double Coin RLB450 drive-position tire from China Manufacturers Alliance (CMA) has received SmartWay verification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “Double Coin’s ultra premium RLB450 is a regional/long-haul drive-position tire designed to deliver superior traction in all weather conditions. The RLB450 meets today’s transportation requirements and joins six other Double Coin fuel efficient models

Vipal Tread Earns SmartWay Verification

Vipal Rubber’s latest cargo vehicle tread in its ECO line, the VT170 ECO, has earned the EPA’s SmartWay verification. The VT170 ECO is recommended for use on drive axles and radial tires that travel on paved roads. With low rolling resistance, the tread generates less heat and less fatigue on the casing. The company said

EPA Seeking Small Business Input

The EPA is seeking input from small businesses to formulate a potential rule on the use of Trichloroethylene (TCE), a solvent primarily used to remove grease from metal parts. According to the EPA, TCE will “examine the risks resulting from the manufacture, processing, distribution in commerce, and use of TCE, as well as its manner